Windows XP Retirement Countdown: 10 Myth-Busting Facts

Microsoft Office Needs Updating

If Windows XP systems have Microsoft Office installed, ensure that the software is fully patched, said security vendor F-Secure. Microsoft said it was also ending support for Office 2003. In its latest threat report, the firm advises businesses to lock down the security options tightly in Office. The ubiquitous Flash software will run by default if embedded in documents, and is often a technique used by cybercriminals to exploit vulnerabilities on PCs.

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