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Some malware slows down your PC. Other malware steals all the money from your local bank. Today, we’re talking about the latter kind of malware. A group of European criminals recently rooted dozens of ATMs, giving themselves free access to the cash within. Kaspersky and Interpol released a joint statement earlier this week describing the new ATM-targeting malware. That malware is called TyRead More
Most people use ATMs to take out cash and deposit checks. That’s it. However, some people do more than that. Some people take ATMs to the next level and use them to play PC games. You see, over 95% of the world’s ATMs run a specialized version of Windows XP. ATMs aren’t traditional PCs, but they’re not as different from the average computer as you might think. That version of WindowsRead More
April 8, 2014 is the death date for Windows XP. As you may already know, Microsoft is ending its support for Windows XP on that date, which opens the OS to a dangerous range of hackers, cybercriminals, malware attacks, and other problems. That means that nobody in their right minds should be using Windows XP after April 8, 2014. Unfortunately, Windows XP continues to be one of the world’sRead More