Yes that is how I see it. I know nothing other than pulling the plug is 100% secure but that doesn’t mean we need to be complacent either.
I think it is time to put an end date on XP compatibility for DX4WIN. 73 John ZL1BYZ. From: Michael P. Rioux [mailto:m...@rioux.org] Sent: Monday, 2 April 2018 1:41 p.m. To: John Shaw <zl1...@gmail.com> Cc: email@example.com Subject: Re: [Dx4win] Check For Updates Won't Run John, I suspect you already know the answer to your question. Yes, the security is weakened. Using a 17 year old operating system connected to the Internet is not a recommended practice. Microsoft no longer supports the XP OS. Weakening security for a small group of users puts everyone else at risk. 73, Mike W1USN Si vis pacem, para bellum Michael P. Rioux, CISSP-ISSEP m...@rioux.org <mailto:m...@rioux.org> On Apr 1, 2018, at 8:28 PM, John Shaw <zl1...@gmail.com <mailto:zl1...@gmail.com> > wrote: So how does that affect security for all of this. Have we now all been put at more risk to satisfy those who want to run obsolete systems? -----Original Message----- From: dx4win-boun...@mailman.qth.net <mailto:dx4win-boun...@mailman.qth.net> [mailto:dx4win-boun...@mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of Paul Van Der Eijk Sent: Monday, 2 April 2018 12:04 p.m. To: Jim Reisert AD1C <jjreis...@alum.mit.edu <mailto:jjreis...@alum.mit.edu> > Cc: DX4WIN Reflector <DX4WIN@mailman.qth.net <mailto:DX4WIN@mailman.qth.net> > Subject: Re: [Dx4win] Check For Updates Won't Run XP users should try the update again ; Scott, KA9FOX, changed the website such that the files directory no longer requires an https connection. —Paul, KK4HD Sent from my iPhone ______________________________________________________________ DX4WIN mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/dx4win Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.htm Post: mailto:DX4WIN@mailman.qth.net Message delivered to arch...@mail-archive.com This list hosted by: http://www.qsl.net Please help support this email list: http://www.qsl.net/donate.html