Microsoft will cut off support for Windows XP in April 2014, but Google will keep the XP version of Chrome updated for another year.
In a blog posted Wednesday, Mark Larson, director of engineering and superintendent of public safety for Google Chrome, said that Chrome support for XP users won't end until April 2015. That means Chrome XP users will continue to receive updates and patches to keep the browser secure. As Larson said, malware often sneaks its way onto computers through holes in unpatched browsers.
Microsoft's pulling of the XP plug next April means that the now … Read more