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Microsoft drops Windows XP support


CNNMoney - (International) Microsoft ended support April 8 for its Windows XP operating system, leaving the widely-used operating system vulnerable to any vulnerabilities identified in the future. The operating system is still used on a significant portion of systems, including personal computers, ATMs, medical systems, industrial control systems, and other critical infrastructure systems. [ed.: go to Surviving the Windows XP End-of-Support to learn how Lumension can help.]


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:19:50