About 30 per cent of Australian computers still run on XP, according to NetMarketshare statistics.
IBRS analyst Joseph Sweeney said many businesses were not prepared for the deadline. He blamed legacy systems which only work on XP and laziness as the main reasons for the delay in upgrade. Rather than there being safety in numbers, the few hundred million vulnerable XP machines connected to the internet worldwide will become a single juicy target for malicious activity post the deadline.
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