Ubuntu – Do I need to install Security updates for Ubuntu base

14.04Securityupdates

I installed Lubuntu 14.04 LTS from a disc and have added updates.System info shows 14.04.2 LTS. Software updater >security updates offers Ubuntu base 103MB. Do I need to install this?

Best Answer

Not installing security updates creates a situation in which hackers can use your machine to tamper with your data and use your machine to attack others.

For example, an operating system that is using OpenSSL that has not been updated can be tampered with and cause your data to be leaked.

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