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Security company Webroot published a report that revealed a sharp increase in the number of infections on systems running Windows 7. The mid-year update of the Webroot Threat Report showed that Windows 7 exploits had risen 71% from 2018. The number of IPs that host Windows exploits also rose by 75%. The report indicated that private systems were more susceptible than enterprise machines. “Out of all infected PCs, 64% were home user machines, and 36% were business devices, likely because home users aren’t protected by corporate firewalls and security policies and may not be updated as regularly.” Webroot also noted that businesses […]