Windows XP: Buried But Terrifyingly Undead

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Microsoft stopped selling Windows XP in 2008 and, as of Tuesday, finally stopped supporting the 13-year-old operating system. It’s gone, buried, but most certainly not dead. And that means we’re about to enter a very, very scary place.

In case you’re wondering, Windows XP will not, at midnight tonight, stop working. The incredibly popular OS will still do everything it did yesterday and just as well. However, there will never be another security update for Windows XP. And while the free Microsoft Security Essentials will still function, eventually those malware signature updates will run out, too. Read more…

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