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by RSS Michael Perna  |  Apr 12, 2014  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
Guillaume Lovet, senior manager of Fortinet's EMEA FortiGuard Labs On April 8, 2014, Microsoft will stop support for Windows XP even while its market share is still high (29.53% in February 2014 according to Net Applications). What will be the security impact of this decision? In practical terms, computers that are still running Windows XP after this date will no longer receive updates including those to address security vulnerabilities of the operating system. Whether you are an individual or a company, is it certain that you will become the favorite... [Read More]
by RSS Guillaume Lovet  |  Mar 20, 2014  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
Microsoft's Windows XP is retiring. For those who haven't heard the news, the Redmond, Washington-based software company is going to deliver its final security update to April 8, 2014, before permanently discontinuing support for the platform. The news comes as a double-edged sword. While still a tried and true favorite for PC-lovers, by now, many in the U.S. have moved on to Microsoft's subsequent OS releases. But not everyone else has. In fact, research and analytics company Net Applications estimates that around a third of the world's computers... [Read More]
by RSS Stefanie Hoffman  |  Dec 10, 2013  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
It is that time of year again when Fortinet's FortiGuard labs reveals their top threat predictions for the coming year. Below you will find a visual outline of our threat predictions. For the full report please see our Top 10 Threat Predictions for 2014 [Read More]
by RSS Michael Perna  |  Dec 03, 2013  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News