Good old Microsoft are going to issue nine patches in this Months Patch Tuesday update in addition to its usual Malicious Software Removal Tool. Five of the patches are listed as critical addressing nine vulnerabilities with the other four listed as important so it’s important your computers receive these updates to remain secure. There is more information here.
To check your Windows update status in Windows 7 and Vista click the start button and type in Windows Update and then click on the programme. For Windows XP open Internet Explorer and go here. If you are up to date there should be no important updates available.
You should also be able to see when a check was last performed. If you have any questions on Windows Update then please don’t hesitate to drop me a line here or reply below.