London’s Coppers Still Stuck on Windows XP

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The Met Police are continuing to use 35,560 computers still running the increasingly vulnerable Windows XP. Microsoft don’t even officially support XP anymore…

The revelation that our nation’s finest are still relying on the antediluvian software, loved by hackers, comes just a year after the government was forced to shell out £5.5 million in order to keep public sector Windows XP machines “updated” by Microsoft. The Met have confirmed that they have their own “Custom Support Agreement” with Microsoft that will reduce the “risk” of their computers being compromised. Even Techno’s mum has upgraded to Windows 7…




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Matt Zarb-Cousin cracks a good ideological joke…

“Conservatives don’t like a ‘robot tax’ because it means they’d have a tax on their own leader – the Maybot.”

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