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India Tells Banks to Migrate ATMs From Windows XP.


The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has notified all local financial institutions to exchange the operating system of the ATMs that still run Windows XP. They will be subject to regulatory sanctions if they do not meet the deadline – by June 2019. The Bleeping Computer obtained a copy of the notification sent by the RBI. Banks will have to implement some security measures before replacing Windows XP with another newer system.




In the first phase, which lasts until August 2018, banks should implement password in the BIOS of ATMs; disable USB ports; apply the latest security patches, and limit the access time of administrators. In the second phase, which runs until March 2019, institutions will have to take steps to prevent card cloning and will apply whitelisting to release critical access only to certain users. Last year, 70% of ATMs in India were still running Windows XP. The RBI warned banks about security risks as early as 2014 when the system lost support from the tech giant Microsoft.



“The slow progress on the part of the banks in dealing with these issues was seen seriously by the RBI,” the notice said. “The vulnerability of ATMs running an unsupported version of the operating system … can adversely affect the interests of customers.” This problem is not limited to India. According to a Trend Micro report, most ATMs in the world still run Windows XP or XP Embedded, whose extended support version ended in 2016.




Banks are reluctant to upgrade because, to replace the operating system, they need to swap the entire computer behind the ATM – and that’s expensive. Also, old ATMs cannot be upgraded remotely. An IT employee needs to visit each of them to apply security updates manually, and their time is also expensive. This means that banks have no incentive to upgrade Windows XP, nor to stop using it – at least not on their own. That is why the RBI decided to set a timeline; other countries may need to do the same.

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Ever get tired seeing a sea of yellow folders on your machine ? Whether you like different colors, folder organization or just plain customization, there would have come a time when you would’ve gotten bored with the monotonous nature of the windows explorer. Mac OS fortunately allows its users to make changes to folders, but Windows lacks it. Fortunately for us though, we live in the internet age. So when users asked for a way to change folder colors and style, Microsoft may not have heard, but quite a few other people did. Quite a few software now exist, that will let you change the color and style of the folder icons. Today, we show you one of these – Folderico.


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Spam messages with suspicious link detection feature in whatsapp.

Spam messages with suspicious link detection feature in whatsapp.
This new feature in Whatstapp is very dangerous!

Whatsapp Suspicious link detection

Particularly in Watsup, many dangerous links are circular today. Clicking on them will be in danger. For instance, the F Big Bajar company is offering a shoping vocher worth of 5000 rupees in the case of 17th anniversary , and a message will be circular in Whatsapp. See how the official website link will be viewed, as well as the link looks the same way most people click on it blindly before thinking back.



It's also a phishing attack that will steal your personal information immediately. In many cases, the most popular type of business companies and websites are circled by many dangerous links via Whatsapp. The newly launched Suspicious Link Detection has been introduced to Watsup to prevent this. Whatsapp Beta 2.18.206 version is available for users who use it.




Whatsapp will now see each link that is shared by Whatsapp, and closely …