[ISN] THOUSANDS of UK.gov Win XP PCs to face April hacker storm… including boxes at TAXMAN, NHS

http://www.channelregister.co.uk/2014/01/14/win_xp_uk_gov_hacker_deadline_miss/ By Gavin Clarke The Channel 14th January 2014 FOIs reveal bureaucrats losing switchover race by widest margin Exclusive – Thousands of PCs at Britain’s biggest public sector bodies will miss Microsoft’s April deadline to abandon Windows XP before open season for hackers begins. HMRC and the NHS in England and Scotland will still be running thousands of systems using Windows XP after Microsoft turns off the support lifeline on 8 April. HMRC has 85,784 PCs, of which 85,268 are moving off Windows XP and 58,631 are ditching Internet Explorer 6. NHS Scotland has 3,603 PCs with 3,537 on Windows XP and the same number on IE6. […]