Secunia Personal Security Inspector (PSI) 2.0 final version has been released and available for download. We’ve covered about PSI 2.0 beta some time back, Secunia PSI 2 will detect installed programs on your Computer and installs security patches for them automatically if any, available.
How Secunia PSI 2.0 works
Secunia PSI’s first scan automatically runs in the background, once the scan is complete, it shows the scan results in a pop-up window. Secunia PSI will examine exe, .dll, .ocx files of installed programs, which contains non -specific meta information provided by the application vendors.
After examining the all the files on your hard drive, the collected data will be sent to Secunia’s servers. This data will be compared with the data against Secunia file signatures engine to find exact apps installed in your Computer. With this info, Secunia PSI 2 can produce detailed report of missing security updates on user’s Computer.
All we can say is Secunia PSI is invaluable security tool, which assesses patch state of software installed in your Computer. This tool constantly monitors your system for insecure software installations and notifies you when an insecure application is installed and even provides you with detailed instructions for updating the app, when available.
Secunia PSI 2.0 is freeware.