May 29, 2014

Microsoft Warns Against Windows XP Hack For Updates

Microsoft is warning against a simple hack that enables those still using Windows XP to receive security updates through 2019.

The hacking technique is simple and only takes one registry key change, but it should not be considered a viable option for businesses or consumers, said Jerome Segura, a senior security researcher at San Jose, Calif.-based security vendor Malwarebytes, provider of the No. 1 user-installed antimalware solution:

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