[Bitcoin-development] Warning message when running wallet in Windows XP (or drop support?)

Wladimir laanwj at gmail.com
Wed Apr 16 15:28:27 UTC 2014


On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 5:20 PM, Pieter Wuille <pieter.wuille at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 5:12 PM, Kevin <kevinsisco61784 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I think we should get to the bottom of this.  Should we assume that xp is
> > not secure enough?
>
> Yes.
>

It will quickly grow extremely insecure.

People will be actively analyzing patches to post-XP versions to find
security problems that are patched there, to see if they can be exploited
on XP.

Wladimir
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