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Subject:RE: When User Interfaces Attack From:"Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com> To:"'shawn -at- cohodata -dot- com'" <shawn -at- cohodata -dot- com> Date:Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:22:50 +0000
I should just change my middle name to "Misunderstanding" and be done with it!
I am running XP at home, too. And I have more than one virus scanner (which I probably shouldn't).
From: Shawn [mailto:shawn -at- cohodata -dot- com]
Sent: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 1:19 PM
To: Cardimon, Craig
Cc: Dan Goldstein; techwrl
Subject: Re: When User Interfaces Attack
On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 10:06 AM, Cardimon, Craig <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com<mailto:ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com>> wrote:
It's going to be fun using my old XP laptop when "open season" is declared on that OS.
I think there is a misunderstanding here.
With a decent 3rd party virus scanner, the Opera browser (b/c they seem to place more emphasis on security), and staying away from untested websites and software... you have nothing to worry about with XP. It is a very mature OS so all the major bugs and security issues were long since fixed.
Keep in mind, I am speaking of running Windows XP in the home and with legacy hardware (b/c drivers for new hardware will not happen). XP no longer has any business being installed in a corporate environment, unless it is embedded or connected to a non-public network.
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