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Windows XP issue could hit Ireland's ATMs warns Nasa consultant

Microsoft to stop supporting the operating system used by all of the ATMs in the country, writes Emmet Ryan.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

2nd March, 2014
Professor Mike Hinchey, head of UL's Lero engineering research centre: said that the upgrading process needed to be carried out in an organised manner.

A Nasa consultant has called on the Irish banking sector to take action to avoid inconveniencing customers when Microsoft withdraws support for Windows XP next month.

Professor Mike Hinchey, who heads up the Lero engineering research centre at the University of Limerick, told The Sunday Business Post that customers could have issues with ATMs if banks don't act.

''Microsoft are going to stop supporting XP. All of the ATMs in the country and most of...

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