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Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI)

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Stay secure by updating insecure programs on your computer with the Secunia PSI.
The Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) is a free computer security solution that identifies vulnerabilities in non-Microsoft (third-party) programs which can leave your PC open to attacks. Simply put, it scans software on your system and identifies programs in need of security updates to safeguard your PC against cybercriminals. It then supplies your computer with the necessary software security updates to keep it safe. The Secunia PSI even automates the updates for your insecure programs, making it a lot easier for you to maintain a secure PC.
Using a scanner like Secunia PSI 3.0 is complementary to antivirus software, and as a free computer security program, is essential for every home computer.

To install Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install secunia.psi

To upgrade Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade secunia.psi


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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Secunia


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) 350 Tuesday, September 13, 2016 approved
Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) 284 Sunday, December 6, 2015 approved
Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) 350 Monday, November 18, 2013  
Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) 518 Thursday, December 13, 2012  

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