Windows Xp

Msdn Magazine Will Publish Its Last Issue, Ending A Microsoft Developer Era

Enlarge / MSDN Magazine's heyday fell firmly in the era of Windows XP Professional. (credit: Jeff Christensen / ContributorChristensen/WireImage) It's the end of an era, albeit an era you probably already thought had ended. Microsoft announced...
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Maybe Double-check That Hmrc Email? Uk Taxman Remains A Fave Among The Phisherfolk

And Windows XP is alive and not well in the public sector The UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has had another busy year trying to disrupt cybercrime.…
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How To Install Windows 7 On A Virtualbox Virtual Machine

Windows 7 is something of a relic. Not quite as ancient as Windows XP, of course. But Windows 7 is rapidly approaching its January 2020 end of support date. At that point, Microsoft will stop issuing public Windows 7 security patches. Companies that...
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A Million Unpatched Pcs Waiting To Be Compromised By Bluekeep Rdp Vulnerability Says Security...

Earlier this month Microsoft released an emergency patch for all versions of Windows, all the way back to Windows XP, due to a zero-day vulnerability which had a very real potential to be another WannaCry. Now Errata Security reports that while most...
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A Laptop Filled With The Most Dangerous Malware In The World Is Up For Auction

People auction off rare and incredible works of art every day, but this is one of the most unique auctions we have ever seen. An artist by the name of Guo O Dong collaborated with cybersecurity company Deep Instinct to load a Windows XP laptop with...
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Viral Markets In Everything

The Persistence of Chaos is an Airgapped Samsung 10.2-Inch Blue Netbook (2008) that is running Windows XP SP3 and 6 pieces of malware that collectively caused some $95 billion in damages. One of the worms trapped on the computer, for example,...
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How Microsoft Will Handle Windows 10 End Of Service Deadlines

Pushing all devices to the latest version of Windows is something that proved to be impossible on several occasions, even for a company the size of Microsoft. Back in 2014 when the software giant discontinued Windows XP, the 2001 operating system...
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This Week In Security: What’s Up With Whatsapp, Windows Xp Patches, And Cisco Is Attacked By The...

Whatsapp allows for end-to-end encrypted messaging, secure VoIP calls, and until this week, malware installation when receiving a call. A maliciously crafted SRTCP connection can trigger a buffer overflow, and execute code on the target device. The...
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Still On Windows Xp? Update Manually Or Get Wormed

Microsoft just patched a remote code execution hole in Windows XP with a critical update—over five years after it left mainstream support. However, Windows Update won’t automatically install it. You’ll have to manually download and...
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A Bad Combination: Lethal Aircraft Carriers And Windows Xp

Task and Purpose Security, Europe And yet, at least for a time, it might have been so. At the height of the British empire in the 19th century, the Royal Navy was renowned for its military might, a global force that imbued its sailors with a...
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Microsoft Reinvents Powertoys, Coming This Summer (source Code And All)

Microsoft’s PowerToys set of utilities for Windows 95 and Windows XP made it easy users to tweak the operating system by doing things like adding feature to context menus, upgrading the Alt+Tab task switcher window, synchronizing files and...
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Windows Xp On The Nintendo Switch Is A Real Thing Now

After Linux and Windows 10, here comes the turn of Windows XP to be installed on the Nintendo Switch. As detailed in this reddit thread, Windows XP on the Nintendo Switch is actually an emulated version that runs via L4T Linux and QEMU, but...
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Which Browser Is Most Secure On Your Old Windows Xp System?

A small percentage of people still use Windows XP, even though support for it ended all the way back in 2014. While you should make every effort to jump from this ancient Windows version as soon as you can, you might wonder which web browsers for...

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Rip: Microsoft Finally Pulls Plug On Last Xp Survivor... Posready 2009

Welcome to Day One of the post NT 5.1 era Windows XP has finally reached the end of the road, as the last supported variant - POSReady 2009 - is supported no more.…
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Good News: Windows Xp Is Finally Going Dark

While all eyes are on the adoption of Windows 10 and the current market share of the soon-to-be-retired Windows 7, Microsoft is still keeping an eye on Windows XP. And there’s a good reason for this: this operating system was launched in 2001,...
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Windows Xp Point-of-sale Machine Gets Nasty Sniffle. Luckily There's A Pharmacy Nearby

XP lingers like that cold you just can't shake Fancy sticking a toe into the warm bath of nostalgia? UK retailer Boots is showing the old Windows XP login screen on a self-service terminal in its Islington store.…
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Windows 7 Only Has One Year Of Security Patches Left

Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7 with security updates on January 14, 2020. It’s like Windows XP all over again—but much worse. Many more people are sticking with Windows 7 than stuck with XP. Windows 7 Usage Is Still High If...
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How Windows 7 Is Slowly Becoming The Second Windows Xp

I guess everybody agrees that Windows 7 is one of the most successful, if not the most successful version of Windows released so far. However, the clock is ticking for Windows 7, as Microsoft will retire this particular version in just two months,...
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Steam To Drop Support For Windows Xp And Vista On January 1

Windows XP and Windows Vista will no longer be supported by Steam starting January 1. Although you might be able to run an offline machine for XP gaming, Valve is keen to push everyone to upgrade. The post Steam to drop support for Windows XP and...

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5 Tips To Reset The Administrator Password In Windows Xp

Protecting your computer with a strong, unique password remains incredibly important. You can protect your smartphone or laptop with a fingerprint, iris, and other biometric scanners. However, a strong single-use password is a vital layer of...
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