Windows 7 Targeted Malware Increased 125%


Windows Forum Team
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If you weren't already aware, Windows 7 reached end of life this year on January 14th 2020. End of life or EOL means the operating system vendor, in this case Microsoft, will no longer develop updates to address security issues within the software. Partly due to the fact that Windows 7 has reached EOL the security community has seen a dramatic increase in malware targeting Windows 7.

For more details take a look at this article.
Researchers observed a 125% increase in malware targeting Windows 7 - Help Net Security