Ooops! The 12-year-old software powers more than 95 percent of the world's cash machines and MSFT will end support of it on April 8th, This article has some answers to the questions you too might have as a result of bumping into that nugget of information.
Microsoft's deadline to end support for Windows XP is April 8, and while most PCs haven't used the operating system in years, there's a certain computer you interact with on a regular basis that probably still relies on it. The 12-year-old software powers more than 95 percent of the world's cash machines, Robert Johnston, a marketing director at NCR, the largest ATM supplier in the U.S., told Bloomberg Businessweek. Microsoft's pledge to stop providing patches to address bugs could leave ATMs vulnerable to hacking.