Windows XP is probably the worst operating system to power an ATM, considering the fact Microsoft has now retired it, several vulnerabilities are floating around for it, with no new updates in sight. And yet, many banks and financial institutions continue to run this version of the OS on their ATMs. The world...

Security companies have been firing off warnings about Windows XP vulnerabilities for years now, and with the vintage OS now unsupported, it has become even easier to hack. The platform has not been receiving updates since its retirement in April 2014, and even though a lot of users still run it to this very day, the...

The whole ordeal of ATMs around the world is no secret. Several reports have indicated just how much Windows XP is being in used in the financial world, even after retirement. Microsoft may have pulled the plug on April 8, but several companies are still rocking Windows XP, even with the very apparent risks involved....

Who’d have thought that ATMs would become an absolute headache for financial institutions closer to the retirement of Windows XP? It never happened before, and chances are that it probably will never happen again. The dynamics at the start of last decade, when Windows XP launched were totally different. Computing and...

If you thought the 29 percent of Windows XP user base overall was a thing of terror, chew on this. Around 95 percent of the ATMs in the world are said to be still running the old operating system. And while a number of banks and financial institutions have already started their migration process to a new operating...

Let’s end the week with some reassuring news! A detailed new report at BusinessWeek claims that around 95 percent of ATMs are still powered by Windows XP. And as one may guess, they will be as exposed to vulnerabilities after the retirement of the operating system (after April 8) as anything under a clear blue sky....