Software updates are annoying. They take several minutes to an hour to complete, force you to restart your device or program, and worst of all, always seem to arrive when you’re in the middle of something important.
It's tempting to skip these updates altogether especially when you're busy, but there are several reasons why you shouldn’t.
Defend against cyberattacks
Most software applications are fairly secure upon release, but hackers eventually find loopholes that allow them to take control of a computer or steal valuable information.