Apr 23

Rated Critical: A Microsoft Security Blog: End of Windows XP support era signals beginning of security nightmare

Microsoft’s recent announcement that it will end support for the Windows XP operating system in two years signals the end of an era for the company, and potentially the beginning of a nightmare for everyone else.When Microsoft cuts the cord on XP in two years it will effectively leave millions of existing Windows-based computers vulnerable to continued and undeterred cyberattacks, many of which hold the potential to find their way into consumer, enterprise and even industrial systems running the latest software.

via Rated Critical: A Microsoft Security Blog: End of Windows XP support era signals beginning of security nightmare.