It's easy to assume the important programs on our systems update automatically, but not all do. Some outdated apps can be security risks. I compared three free scanners that promise to identify programs in need of an update: Secunia's Personal Software Inspector (PSI), CNET's TechTracker, and KC Softwares' Software Updates Monitor (Sumo).
I'm not linking to Sumo because when I tested the program, it installed the Relevant Knowledge spyware along with the scanner even though I purposely chose what the company claimed was the spyware-free installation file.
PSI IDs more apps, provides plenty of update info … Read more