Windows Xp

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...
Related topics: WhatsApp, Cisco, VoIP, Malware

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Microsoft Updates Old System To Respond To New Threat

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Brian Barrett, editor at Wired magazine, about the latest Windows XP patch and how an operating system abandoned by Microsoft is still used by millions worldwide.
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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...
Related topics: Military

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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...
Related topics: Nintendo, Linux, Reddit

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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.…
Related topics: Windows 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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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...
Related topics: Mobile Technology, Laptops

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This Is What The Windows 10 Volume Flyout Should Look Like

While Microsoft is working on major new features for Windows 10, the company shouldn’t forget about the smaller things either, as certain parts of the operating system are using an older design which sometimes dates back to Windows XP. The volume...
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Check Out The Prototype Of Windows Longhorn Mobile, Longhorn Live! And More (video)

We recently posted the demo of AERO UX that was part of Windows Longhorn. Longhorn is the codename for the OS that was to be Windows XP’s successor. Windows Longhorn development failed and eventually Windows Vista became the successor of Windows...
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Want To Hack An Atm For Free Cash? It's As Easy As Windows Xp

Bank machines pen testing reveals alarming results ATM machines are vulnerable to an array of basic attack techniques that would allow hackers to lift thousands in cash.…
Related topics: Hackers, Computer Security

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Windows Xp? Pfff! Parts Of The Royal Navy Are Running Win Me

Fear not, Apple fanbois, they're also running Macintosh Boatnotes  The Royal Navy is running Windows ME – and XP, and even an early version of Apple Macintosh. But all is not as alarmingly obsolete as it may appear.…
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Avast Antivirus No Longer Supports Windows Xp

Avast has just announced that it’s pulling support for Windows XP and Windows Vista from its antivirus, with the next release to work exclusively on Windows 7 and newer. In an announcement on the company’s official blog, Avast says updates for...
Related topics: Computer Security

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I Installed Windows Xp In 2018 And Here’s What I Found

Windows XP is a relic, there’s no doubt about it, and after reaching the end of support back in April 2014, everyone is recommended to give up on it and switch to a Windows version that still receives updates and security patches. However, this...

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How Intel's First Chief Security Officer Is Reshaping The Chip Giant

Window Snyder transformed how Microsoft, Apple and Mozilla dealt with software threats. She served as the security lead for the Windows XP Service Pack 2 update, which fixed a wide variety of vulnerabilities in a notoriously buggy OS. And at Apple,...
Related topics: Intel, Microsoft, Apple

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How To Generate A Blue Screen Of Death (bsod) Error On Windows 10

The Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) has been around for a while, and it’s been one of the worst things Windows users could see at totally random times. In the Windows XP era, BSODs were more or less a common thing for the daily routine of computer...

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