Over three quarters (77 per cent) of UK organizations will have Windows XP running somewhere in their IT estate after the April 8th end of support deadline, according to AppSense.
The European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) at Europol warns about security risks related to the end of Windows XP support.
Microsoft has issued a security advisory warning of a remote code execution vulnerability that is being exploited in "limited, targeted attacks directed at Microsoft Word 2010." The vulnerability affects all supported version of Word.
This week's charging of a former Microsoft employee for stealing the company's trade secrets could have passed almost unnoticed were it not for an important detail revealed in the court filing: in order to discover his identity, Microsoft has resorted to rifling through another person's private Hotmail account.
In a testimony before the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, the NSA general council Rajesh De and his colleague stated on Wednesday that the tech companies that denied giving access to user data via the PRISM program were, in fact, lying.