There are lots of ATMs in the US and Europe that are running on Windows 7 or the unsupported Windows XP. Now the The ATM Industry Association has issued a recommendation that any Windows 7-based machines that are awaiting an update should wait for Windows 10 to become available, and bypass using Windows 8 or 8.1.
The press release states:
And what about all those Windows XP-based ATM machines that are still out there, and which could be vulnerable to hackers now that Microsoft has ended support for the OS? Lee says:
In March 2014, a month before Microsoft ended support of Windows XP, it was estimated that as many as 95% of ATMs in the US were still running on that OS.
Thanks to Rajan for the tip!
Source: ATM Industry Association
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