Tag: Operating system

Germany warns: You just CAN’T TRUST some Windows 8 PCs

  Microsoft: You can still buy an ‘insecure’ Win 8 machine sans TPM chip By       Jasper Hamill         23rd August 2013 10:38 GMT       Microsoft’s new touchy Windows 8 operating system is so vulnerable to prying hackers that Germany’s businesses and government should not use it, the country’s authorities […]

Hackers expected to unleash viruses on Windows XP in 2014 When support for the operating system stops, users will no longer receive updates to fix the exploits.

  By Leo Boon Yeow, Hardware Zone | 14-08-13   According to a report by Computerworld, hackers have been storing Windows XP zero-day vulnerabilities that they have discovered, with the intent of unleashing them on XP users the moment Microsoft ceases extended support for the aging operating system […]