Sunday March 09, 2014

ATMs Will Still Run Windows XP with Increased Security

With the end of support looming for Windows XP, we’re guessing it’s really a bad time to remind bank ATM customers that the majority of the world’s ATMs are still running XP; the same XP that will be losing all support, including security updates, in several weeks.

So why are banks sticking with XP with its demise so clearly imminent? Part of the problem can be attributed to the reluctance of bank executives to throw good money after old technology.

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