Windows 7 End of Life
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Windows 7 reached End Of Life (EOL) on 14 January 2020, but a large number of the world's computers, most in corporate environments, are still running the nine-year-old system.
Microsoft ended mainstream support for Windows 7 in January 2015, with extended support running till 14 January 2020. Businesses which fail to migrate in time will be saddled with high fees for further support from Microsoft.
This End of Life means no more bug-fixes, security patches or new functionality, making any user - personal or enterprise - significantly more susceptible to malware attacks.
Windows 7 was the version of Windows most widely affected by WannaCry in 2017. Without patches, Windows 7 is still vulnerable to the recently disclosed BlueKeep bug and several other flaws that Microsoft patched in August.
If you are one of the remaining stalwarts of Windows 7, you should understand that using an unsupported operating system poses serious security risks. Hackers and other criminals in the cyber community will target Windows 7 machines as new vulnerabilities are discovered.
Rather than continuing with Windows 7 after its end of life date, you should upgrade to the fully supported and patched Windows 10 operating system. Cybercriminals to this day target the unsupported XP machines that are still in existence.
The global malware outbreaks of WannaCry and NotPetya wreaked havoc on companies and organizations all over the world by taking advantage of the well-known exploit called EternalBlue. This vulnerability was so severe that Microsoft released a patch even though extended support had reached its end of life years beforehand. Unfortunately, the patch required a manual update, and to this day, many unpatched machines run in this highly vulnerable state.
In summary, non-supported operating systems like Windows 7 are vulnerable to exploits by dangerous cyber criminals.