Monthly Archives: January 2014

Security Essentials for Windows XP to live on until mid-2015

Good news for procrastinators! Microsoft had previously announced that Security Essentials for Windows XP would no longer be updated after April 2014. This past week they reversed themselves, announcing that they would continue to issue new signatures and updates for Security Essentials for XP until mid-2015. This means if you are using Microsoft Security Essentials for your antivirus, that will continue to provide a measure of protection for a while longer. It does NOT mean that XP will be a safe place to be after April, but it’s better than nothing. Read the whole article if you like.