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Re: This is the worst of all possible worlds



On 02/13/2018 06:27 PM, Ryan Carboni wrote:
> Nothing can be said that is new. Only the actions taken.
> 
> https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/08/18/atm_purchase/
> 
>> Four out of five cash machines still run Win XP or Win XP Embedded.

And the remaining one out of five probably still runs Windows
"something-else".

Is there really a reason that an ATM needs to run anything resembling a
full-fledged computer operating system? How about something designed,
from the ground up, to be as secure as a well-designed ATM should be?

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