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United Kingdom 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 the United Kingdom…

5.4%

of users had unpatched Windows operating systems in Q2 of 2016, down from 6.1 percent in Q1 of 2016 and 10.3 percent in Q2, 2015.

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

12.6%

of users had unpatched non-Microsoft programs in Q2, 2016. Up from 11.9 percent in Q1 of 2016 and 11.3 percent in Q2 of 2015.

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

The top three...

...most exposed programs for Q2, 2016 were VLC Media Player 2.x (55 percent unpatched, 36 percent market share and 8 vulnerabilities), Oracle Java JRE 1.8x/8.x (47 percent unpatched, 39 percent market share, 67 vulnerabilities), and Adobe Reader XI 11.x (62 percent unpatched, 20 percent market share, and 215 vulnerabilities).

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