Recently there was a general malware attack that compromised and encrypted peoples data on their Windows machines around the world and held it for ransom. The sad part is most of this was preventable if the people affected had only updated their systems as the fix was included before the attack occurred. WannaCry ransomware attack
The same advice to update your Autodesk products applies as we include critical fixes to address problems and also improve security of our products. There is one AutoCAD based update that is mandatory for you to install before June 1st when your AutoCAD based product may cease to run if you do not update.
“A few weeks ago, we explained a mistake that was made with the 2018.0.1 Update, and quickly resolved the issue by releasing the AutoCAD 2018.0.2/AutoCAD LT 2018.0.2 Update*. As this update fixes a defect that would cause the product to not start, it is critical for users who installed the initial 2018.0.1 Update to install the AutoCAD 2018.0.2/AutoCAD LT 2018.0.2 Update as soon as possible and before June 1, 2017.”