Microsoft has started rolling out its monthly update to Windows 10 users worldwide. The latest update, which began arriving on PCs on Tuesday, May 12, is primarily focused on security. Since millions of people work from home to prevent the spread of coronavirus, it is crucial to keep your laptop and desktop PC protected from the latest threats.
Security researchers have seen an increase in the number of threats hitchhiking in the new coronavirus's fear of trying to trick Windows 10 users into downloading malware and other infected software.
Therefore, it is extremely important to ensure that your machine is running the latest version of Windows 10.
All supported versions of Windows 10 are receiving the update, so you have no excuse when it comes to not running Microsoft's latest software and protections. Included in the latest range of improvements in Windows 10, you'll find ~
• Updates to improve security when using Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge
• Updates to improve security when using input devices such as a mouse, keyboard or pen
• Updates for checking usernames and passwords
• Updates to improve security when using Microsoft Xbox
• Updates to improve security when Windows performs basic operations
• Updates for storage and file management
• Updates to improve security when using Microsoft Office products
As it stands, there are no known issues with the updates. Unfortunately, these things take a while to emerge as more and more people install the latest software – so it may take some time before we know if there are any nasty flaws lurking within this new patch from Microsoft.