Risk in updating internet browser
If you don't use the latest version of your web browser, you're probably missing out on some of the latest features.Many websites (including very big ones like Gmail, You Tube and Facebook) have stopped supporting older versions of browsers.
So even if your personal data is not stolen, if compromised, your computer can be turned into a "zombie"; sending out thousands of spam emails per day, or be forced to participate in "denial of service" attacks against other websites; all without you even being aware.
Developers know that users often rush the download/installation processes and skip most steps.
Therefore, bundled programs are hidden within the "Custom/Advanced" settings of these processes.
This recorded data might be personally identifiable and shared by developers of PUPs with third parties (potentially, cyber criminals) who generate revenue by misusing personal information.
Thus, the presence of information-tracking applications on your system can lead to serious privacy issues or even identity theft.