CBS 2’s Jericka Duncan reported Microsoft is stopping support on the nearly 13-year-old operating system, Windows XP. You can still use it, but you could face big security risks from hackers.
“There really is an XP perfect storm,’ said Scott Kinka, Chief Technology Officer of Evolve IP. “Imagine a wall of defense around your computer — when hackers found a weakness in XP, Microsoft used to send out an update to seal those security holes. But those defense measures are going away, giving hackers a way in to grab personal information. Their passwords, their Social Security numbers, their credit card information.”
To read the full article, please click here: Consumer Warning: Microsoft Windows XP Security Support Ends Tuesday
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