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Fukushima nuclear plant ordered to upgrade from Windows XP

Fukushima nuclear plant ordered to upgrade from Windows XP

48,000 PCs running on out-of-date operating system
Thu Apr 23 2015, 14:25

A JAPANESE WATCHDOG has slammed the operators of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant after an audit revealed that most of its PCs run on Microsoft’s Windows XP.

The plant’s owner might have been expected to ensure that systems are up to date and as secure as possible after the meltdown of three of the plant’s six nuclear reactors in March 2011. But apparently not.

Further details can be found on the news website http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/2405425/fukushima-nuclear-plant-ordered-to-upgrade-from-windows-xp

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