The Department of Homeland Security Recommend Uninstall QuickTime from Windows

qtnomoreUS-CERT (United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team) of the Department of Homeland Security has recommended that all Windows users uninstall Apple QuickTime from their computer. According to an blog posted by Trend Micro, Apple will no longer update QuickTime for Windows. This announcement coupled with known vulnerabilities within the software makes it ripe for hackers to exploit and infect a user’s computer. Instructions for removal can found at https://support.apple.com/HT205771.

We at That PC Dude will be removing QuickTime from computers we service but if you need assistance to remove now, please contact  us.

References:

Alert TA16-105A: Apple Ends Support for QuickTime for Windows; New Vulnerabilities Announced

Trend Micro: Urgent Call to Action: Uninstall QuickTime for Windows Today

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