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Are Windows XP Based ATMs a Security Risk?

The vast majority of the world's ATM cash machines run on Microsoft's XP operating system, which officially hit its end of life earlier this week. Does the end of XP pose a security risk for ATMs?

Though XP could create some security issues for ATMs, experts say ATM owners should probably be more concerned by vulnerabilities unrelated to XP that could impact their cash machines. And although Microsoft has ended official support for Windows XP, that doesn't mean there aren't still available support options.

Read the full story at eSecurityPlanet:
ATMs on Windows XP: How Risky Is It?

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.