G DATA’s advice on spring cleaning your PC, smartphone and tablet.
Half of all Germans make the most of the annual spring clean to make their homes spick and span again. But a digital spring clean also does your PC, smartphone and tablet a world of good. Users should therefore clean up their hard drives and install available program and operating system updates as well as a security solution that protects them from online threats. But where to start? G DATA gives users eight tips to improve digital security.
"Whether PC, smartphone or tablet, it is important that the operating systems and programs are always up-to-date and updates are installed in a timely manner," explains Tim Berghoff, G DATA Security Evangelist. "There is often a feature that automatically installs new patches. We recommend that you always activate it. It means that users do not have to regularly check all programs for updates."