Study: thousands of servers that are running Windows Server 2003 is prone to penetrate




Company revealed Netcraft specialized in the field of Internet services to hundreds of thousands of Alkhodam that are running Windows Server 2003 is prone to break in a recent study.

Microsoft Corp. and stopped issuing new features or security system to Windows Server 2003 since July 14 of this year updates which puts these servers under the threat of closure due to lack hack security holes are discovered.

The study said that more than 609 thousand server system works even now expired and this Alkhodam hosts more than 175 million sites around the world, exposing users’ data on these sites at risk of theft at any time.

And deposited servers that suffer from these problems in the United States and China dramatically, accounting for more than 50% of the total servers that are still running this system.

And host servers that were discovered a wide range of social networking sites in addition to banks, insurance companies, most notably Bank of NatWest and ING Group in addition to the Panda Security Company, the company also reported that the location on the World Pope uses more than 24 thousand Server works with this system so far.

The federal government has warned of the dangers of using an expired version of Windows Server System and urged all companies to upgrade the copy to ensure high protection.

Microsoft had also stopped supporting Windows XP earlier this year, prompting the German government and the US Marine Corps to pay millions of dollars for the company in order to continue to provide security updates for their devices.

The report added that in addition to security problems that may infect these servers, the companies could face fines due to the use of copy expired, given that their accounts have become obsolete and not supported after the date of July 14.

It is noteworthy that Microsoft has announced a detailed schedule to stop its support for systems Windows 7, and Windows 8 as well as Windows Phone 8 and Windows Server 2008, where the company provides support extends up to 5 years from the date of the version with the possibility of increasing the period at times.


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