It has been eight years since Chip and PIN was rolled out as a payment method in UK stores, a move which stopped us all having to sign for a newspaper and chocolate bar. It also made debit cards more secure...
An actively supported OS provide the best way to mitigate the risks arising due to newly discovered security bugs, it says
The bug could enable an attacker to create or delete files, intercept information and otherwise compromise the system
The warning comes in the midst of rising tensions between the USA and China
The bug could allow unauthenticated attackers to steal sensitive information from vulnerable devices
The first reports of VHD ransomware had appeared in March this year