Drivers are often designed to be flexible and offer features that third-party software can access. However, despite having digital signatures issued by Microsoft, they are not necessarily secure.
Hackers like to use the vulnerabilities in drivers to gain unauthorized access to other systems. The only effective protection is to install the latest drivers in which the security leak has already been closed.
- Open the Avira user interface and click Performance → Driver updater → Scan.
The search for outdated drivers will start.
- Once the scan is complete, all obsolete drivers are listed.
Click the Update button to update the drivers.