Banks everywhere are in a race against time to upgrade their ATMs before they become hot targets for hackers.
An estimated 95% of American bank ATMs run on Windows XP, and Microsoft is killing off tech support for that operating system on April 8. That means Microsoft (MSFT, Fortune 500) will no longer issue security updates to patch holes in Windows XP, leaving those ATMs exposed to new kinds of cyberattacks.
via 95% of bank ATMs face Windows XP security deadline – Mar. 4, 2014.
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