Windows XP is Microsofts Biggest Security Headache

Windows XP logoMicrosoft recently released its new Security Intelligence Report to discuss the latest threats that affect the Windows operating systems and XP seems to remain the most vulnerable product of the Windows family.

Security company Sophos calls Windows XP Microsofts biggest security headache and points to figures which demonstrate that infections per 1,000 systems running 32-bit versions of Windows XP SP3 were almost double those of 32-bit versions of Windows Vista and Windows 7.

According to figures released by the Redmond-based technology company, 9.5 in every 1,000 Windows XP SP3 workstations were infected with malware in the first six months of 2012.

Vistas infection rate stands at 4.9 compromised computers in every 1,000 systems, while Windows 7s is even lower 5.3.

Windows XP Is Microsofts Biggest Security Headache

Obviously, Microsoft continues to urge users to make the move to a newer operating system, pointing out that Windows 8 is the best choice from the security point of view.

Source: Softpedia

Tags: Microsoft, OSes, Windows XP

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