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Germany

Germany Country Report Q3 2016

Research Report

The Secunia Research Country Reports are based on data from the millions of users of Flexera Software's Personal Software Inspector. The data includes the average numbers of installed programs – patched and unpatched – on private PCs in the different countries.

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In Germany…

5.6%

of users had unpatched Windows operating systems in Q3 of 2016, up from 4.6 percent in Q2 of 2016 and down from 8.9 percent in Q3, 2015.

(Source: Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector Country Reports, Germany, Q3 2016)

12.9%

of users had unpatched non-Microsoft programs in Q3, 2016, up from 12.6 percent in Q2 of 2016 and 11.3 percent in Q3 of 2015.

(Source: Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector Country Reports, Germany, Q3 2016)

The top three...

...most exposed programs of private PC users in Germany for Q3, 2016 were VLC Media Player 2.x (55 percent unpatched, 57 percent market share, 7 vulnerabilities), Oracle Java JRE 1.8.x / 8.x (46 percent unpatched, 50 percent market share, 57 vulnerabilities), and Apple iTunes 12.x (46 percent unpatched, 25 percent market share, 50 vulnerabilities).

(Source: Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector Country Reports, Germany, Q3 2016)

Austria

Austria Country Report Q3 2016

Research Report

The Secunia Research Country Reports are based on data from the millions of users of Flexera Software's Personal Software Inspector. The data includes the average numbers of installed programs – patched and unpatched – on private PCs in the different countries.

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In Austria…

5.7%

of users had unpatched Windows operating systems in Q3 of 2016, up from 4.1 percent in Q2 of 2016 and down from 7.6 percent in Q3, 2015.

(Source: Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector Country Reports, Austria, Q3 2016)

13.6%

of users had unpatched non-Microsoft programs in Q3, 2016, up from 13.1 percent in Q2 of 2016 and 12.0 percent in Q3 of 2015.

(Source: Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector Country Reports, Austria, Q3 2016)

The top three...

...most exposed programs for Q3, 2016 were VLC Media Player 2.x. (55 percent unpatched, 56 percent market share, 7 vulnerabilities), Oracle Java JRE 1.8.x / 8.x (46 percent unpatched, 54 percent market share, 57 vulnerabilities), and Apple iTunes 12.x (48 percent unpatched, 25 percent market share, 50 vulnerabilities).

(Source: Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector Country Reports, Austria, Q3 2016)

Switzerland

Switzerland Country Report Q3 2016

Research Report

The Secunia Research Country Reports are based on data from the millions of users of Flexera Software's Personal Software Inspector. The data includes the average numbers of installed programs – patched and unpatched – on private PCs in the different countries.

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In Switzerland…

5.6%

of users had unpatched Windows operating systems in Q3 of 2016, up from 5.0 percent in Q2 of 2016 and down from 8.2 percent in Q3, 2015.

(Source: Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector Country Reports, Switzerland, Q3 2016)

12.8%

of users had unpatched non-Microsoft programs in Q3, 2016, up from 12.6 percent in Q2 of 2016 and 11.2 percent in Q3 of 2015.

(Source: Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector Country Reports, Switzerland, Q3 2016)

The top three...

...most exposed programs for Q3, 2016 were Oracle Java JRE 1.8.x / 8.x. (43 percent unpatched, 53 percent market share, 57 vulnerabilities), VLC Media Player 2.x (51 percent unpatched, 43 percent market share, 7 vulnerabilities), and Apple iTunes 12.x (42 percent unpatched, 41 percent market share, 50 vulnerabilities).

(Source: Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector Country Reports, Switzerland, Q3 2016)