GCHQ warns not to use Windows 7 computers for banking or email after Tuesday

GCHQ warns not to use Windows 7 computers for banking or email after Tuesday

Posted January 12, 2020
GCHQ warns not to use Windows 7 computers for banking or email after Tuesday

  • Microsoft announced last year that it would be ceasing technical support for Windows 7 and urged users to upgrade to its Windows 10.
  • It is estimated that there are still more than 440 million people using Windows 7 worldwide, which was first released in 2009.
  • The Windows 7 operating system has previously been caught up in security lapses.
  • In 2017, most of the NHS computers infected by the WannaCry ransomware attack…were using Windows 7.

    The Telegraph – Mike Wright | January 12, 2020