11 months The dangers of an outdated OS Manilatimes |Biz
Many consumers and businesses still rely on unsupported or near end-of-life operating systems (OS), according to research. While newer versions of such OS are available, around 41 percent of consumers still use either an unsupported or approaching end of support desktop OS like Windows XP or Windows 7. At the same time, 40 percent of very small businesses (VSBs) and 48 percent of small, medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and enterprises still rely on these systems. This situation creates a security risk. In most cases, the end of lifecycle of an OS means that no further updates would be issued by the ... more