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April 2014 Entries

Handy Windows end-of-support page
Reference articles Microsoft Support Lifecycle Support is ending soon Microsoft Ends Support of Windows XP, Office 2003 in 2014! What does the end of support of Windows XP mean for Windows Embedded? Product Start date Mainstream support ends Extended support ends Windows Server 2003 R1 & R2 Varies 13/Jul/2010 14/Jul/2015 Windows Server 2008 R1 & R2 Varies 13/Jan/2015 14/Jan/2020 Windows Server 2012 R1 Varies 09/Jan/2018 10/Jan/2023 Windows XP (Home, Professional, Media Centre, Tablet) Varies ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 1, 2014 4:38 PM | Comments (0) |

Demystifying Point of Sale Malware and Attacks
Orla Cox has blogged about the various threats to Point-Of-Sale (POS) terminals on Symantec’s website: Demystifying Point of Sale Malware and Attacks There’s an associated whitepaper which is also worth a read: Attacks on Point of Sales Systems (PDF) The coming months should be interesting as cybercriminals start making use of the stockpile of Windows XP exploits they’ve been building up ready for the operating system’s end-of-support date to arrive ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 1, 2014 4:36 PM | Comments (0) |

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