Windows XP's anti-malware support extended to 2015
Microsoft plans to end official support for Windows XP on April 8, more than 12 years after the operating system first became available to the public. Plenty of people are still using the OS, though. According to tracking firm Net Applications, Windows XP still runs on nearly 29% of the desktop systems browsing the web today. Perhaps due to the OS's persistent popularity, Microsoft has decided to extend anti-malware protection until July 14, 2015.
Windows XP will still be considered an unsupported OS after April 8. However, Microsoft will continue providing "updates to [its] antimalware signatures and engine" until the middle of next ...