4/10/2013

Microsoft is preparing to pull the plug on Windows XP and will end its support and security updates for the venerable operating system in April 2014. About 38% of Web-connected PCs still run XP, so the accumulation of unpatched vulnerabilities could pose a threat to websites. "[I]magine even a small percentage of those 38 percent of PCs being harnessed for distributed denial of service attacks," writes Scott Gilbertson.

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