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2014-04-15 08:37:47

Recent federal rulings could increase the frequency and cost of XP-related data breaches for small IT businesses. CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechInsurance, the leading online provider of insurance for small IT businesses, announced today that two recent rulings handed down in federal courts could increase the potential cost of Windows XP-related client data breaches for IT business owners. The first case, decided in a Florida federal court in late February, permits monetary...

2014-04-10 23:24:34

Windows XP finally lost Microsoft’s support on April 8, 2014. Many people are holding on to the operating system anyway—but this can be a dangerous choice, according to Boston-based software developer Boost Software. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Microsoft® finally discontinued support for the 12-year-old Windows XP operating system. And according to Boston-based Boost Software™, keeping Windows XP running could be hazardous to a computer’s health! One of the more obvious...

2014-04-07 16:26:32

KENT, Wash., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of seasoned technology experts with more than 20 years of experience providing enterprise, small business and home PC users with hardware repair, data recovery, upgrades and support, today launched UpgradeMyXP.com, a simple and affordable solution for the more than 30 million Windows XP users who will lose XP security support from Microsoft beginning April 8. Without new patches or security updates, XP users will be subject to...

2014-04-06 20:21:44

BEIJING, April 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. ("Qihoo 360" or the "Company") (NYSE: QIHU), a leading Internet company in China, today announced that its flagship security solution, 360 Safeguard XP Shield, withstood 13 hours of continuous attacks during an organized hacker contest, while two other security systems from Tencent and Cheetah Mobile (formerly Kingsoft Internet Software) were breached in less than two minutes. To test the readiness of Chinese...

2014-03-27 23:27:58

Laplink and Microsoft have partnered to offer a data migration tool - PCmover Express for Windows XP, which includes professional migration assistance available 24/7 all at no cost. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Laplink® Software, Inc. announced today that its Free Transfer Assistance (FTA) is included in the recently-released data transfer tool, PCmover® Express for Windows® XP, being provided by Microsoft at no charge to help users migrate off of Windows XP. PCmover...

2014-03-27 12:23:08

INDIANAPOLIS, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vertellus Specialty Materials, a division of Vertellus Specialties and a leading supplier to the coatings and sealants industry, will introduce two new Polycin(®) polyols at the American Coatings Show in Atlanta, Georgia, April 8 - 10. The products, Polycin(®) XP - 100 LV and Polycin(®) XP - 200 LV, have excellent utility in industrial coatings applications and allow coatings formulators the ability to increase solids and lower VOCs...

As Microsoft Ends Windows XP Era, Some Government Computers Could Become Vulnerable
2014-03-18 11:02:30

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the latest data from Stat Counter, nearly 21 percent of computers worldwide are still using Windows XP; but, in a few weeks the XP era will officially end – at least as far as Microsoft is concerned. Last month the software giant reminded computer users that as of April 8, 2014 it will no longer provide security updates for Windows XP and Office 2003. Businesses will no longer be able to receive technical support from...

2014-02-28 23:34:15

My Tech Gurus is beefing up staff technical in anticipation of Microsoft dropping Windows XP support. Greenwich CT (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 On April 8, 2014, Microsoft will officially end support for Windows XP. After that date, users of the aging OS will no longer receive new security updates, hotfixes, support options, or online technical content updates. (Microsoft) This will be a huge opportunity for many independent tech support companies to support any users that don't upgrade...

2014-02-28 23:25:10

As Windows XP users upgrade, Laplink preserves and protects their data. Bellevue, Wash. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 With end-of-support for Windows® XP coming quickly, many users are purchasing new PCs. Laplink® Software, Inc. announced today the easiest solution to transfer years’ worth of data to a new PC while backing up and protecting this data for years to come. Laplink’s unique Ultimate Backup Bundle offers Laplink DiskImage™ along with PCmover™ Image & Drive...

2014-02-27 23:25:05

Laplink helps Windows XP users move to a new PC easily while avoiding the dangers of identity theft. Bellevue, Wash. (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Laplink® Software, Inc. today revealed the solution to the hidden danger behind moving off Windows® XP in preparation for end of XP support. End of support for Windows XP begins on April 8, 2014. Windows XP users who choose to stay on the operating system after April 8 will face an end to hot-fixes, technical assistance, and security...