Country Reports: DACH

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Germany

Germany Country Report Q2 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…

4.6%

of users had unpatched Windows operating systems in Q2 of 2016, down from 5.3 percent in Q1 of 2016 and 11 percent in Q2, 2015.

(Source: Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector Country Reports, Germany, Q2 2016)

12.6%

of users had unpatched non-Microsoft programs in Q2, 2016. Up from 12.1 percent in Q1 of 2016 and 11.4percent in Q2 of 2015.

(Source: Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector Country Reports, Germany, Q2 2016)

The top three...

...most exposed programs for Q2, 2016 were VLC Media Player 2.x (65 percent unpatched, 56 percent market share, 8 vulnerabilities), Oracle Java JRE 1.8x/8.x (48 percent unpatched, 49 percent market share and 67 vulnerabilities), and Mozilla Firefox 45.x (42 percent unpatched, 32 percent market share, 27 vulnerabilities).

(Source: Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector Country Reports, Germany, Q2 2016)

Austria

Austria Country Report Q2 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…

4.1%

of users had unpatched Windows operating systems in Q2 of 2016, down from 5 percent in Q1 of 2016 and 9.4 percent in Q2, 2015.

(Source: Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector Country Reports, Austria, Q2 2016)

13.1%

of users had unpatched non-Microsoft programs in Q2, 2016. Up from 12.4 percent in Q1 of 2016 and 12.0 percent in Q2 of 2015.

(Source: Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector Country Reports, Austria, Q2 2016)

The top three...

...most exposed programs for Q2, 2016 were VLC Media Player 2.x (61 percent unpatched, 55 percent market share, 8 vulnerabilities), Oracle Java JRE 1.8x/8x (49 percent unpatched, 52 percent market share, 67 vulnerabilities), and Adobe Reader XI 11.x (64 percent unpatched, 20 percent market share, 215 vulnerabilities).

(Source: Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector Country Reports, Austria, Q2 2016)

Switzerland

Switzerland Country Report Q2 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…

5.0%

of users had unpatched Windows operating systems in Q2 of 2016, down from 6.0 percent in Q1 of 2016 and 10.3 percent in Q2, 2015.

(Source: Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector Country Reports, Switzerland, Q2 2016)

12.6%

of users had unpatched non-Microsoft programs in Q2, 2016. Up from 12.0 percent in Q1 of 2016 and 11.1 percent in Q2 of 2015.

(Source: Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector Country Reports, Switzerland, Q2 2016)

The top three...

...most exposed programs for Q2, 2016 were VLC Media Player 2.x (62 percent unpatched, 44 percent market share, 8 vulnerabilities), Oracle Java JRE 1.8x/8x (45 percent unpatched, 51 percent market share, 67 vulnerabilities), and Google Picasa 3.x (59 percent unpatched, 20 percent market share and 4 vulnerabilities).

(Source: Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector Country Reports, Switzerland, Q2 2016)