Sametime business card not updating Chat friend adult respectable
You could certainly argue that they could have done a better job. No doubt there should be more effort put into security during software development.
I'm not saying there isn't any, certainly, there is, but more in this case probably is better.
Imagine if an open security issue allowed someone scanning for holes just enough access to your computer to install a keylogger.
That would give the individual at the receiving end access to everything you ever type on your keyboard.
However, unless you're considering installing something other than Windows as your operating system, this discussion isn't really valuable.
It's actually good news when a security issue is corrected and that's probably a better way to look at the sometimes large number of updates you see.
While it really isn't very common, sometimes Windows will freeze during this process.
There are several things you can do, both to prevent a problem from happening and to prepare in case one does happen.
See How To Prevent Windows Updates From Crashing Your PC for help.
One important thing to note too is that all malicious eyes are on Windows. When a hacker is looking to exploit something, the biggest bang for his or her buck is Windows.
In other words, Windows comes under much greater scrutiny than other operating systems.