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United Kingdom Country Report Q4 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…

7.2%

of users had unpatched Windows operating systems in Q4 of 2016, up from 6.4 percent in Q3 of 2016 and down from 8.0 percent in Q4, 2015.

(Source: Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector Country Reports, UK, Q4 2016)

12.5%

of users had unpatched non-Microsoft programs in Q4, 2016, down from 12.8 percent in Q3 of 2016 and up from 11.4 percent in Q4 of 2015.

(Source: Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector Country Reports, UK, Q4 2016)

The top three...

...most exposed programs for Q4 2016 were Apple iTunes 12.x (53 percent unpatched, 39 percent market share, 29 vulnerabilities), Oracle Java JRE 1.8.x / 8.x (45 percent unpatched, 41 percent market share, 39 vulnerabilities), and VLC Media Player 2.x (36 percent unpatched, 37 percent market share, 5 vulnerabilities).

(Source: Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector Country Reports, UK, Q4 2016)