October 31, 2004

Windows, ATM's & Viruses

Microsoft's Windows everywhere strategy comes home to roost. Mark Ward looks into the growing use of Windows in cash machines (!) and the virus risk thereof.

This is a recipe for disaster. Windows was never designed for this, yet the marketing machine rolls on. I recall being stuck in a line to purchase a salad at a Phoenix cafe a few months ago, all due to their cash register crashing (powered by Windows...)

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