Windows XP Retirement: 10 Essential Security Tips

Isolating Windows XP From Internet Still Risky

Microsoft recently sent a memo to partners urging them to tell clients that segmenting off Windows XP systems from the Internet would not completely reduce the risk of attacks. The platform can be targeted by an attacker in a multistaged hack. If the isolated PC is still connected to systems internally, it can be used as a stepping stone to pivot to more sensitive areas of a corporate network, say security experts.

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