Around 70% of London boroughs are using unsupported, out-of-date server software despite the associated security risks, according to a Freedom of Information request.

Research carried out by disaster recovery firm Databarracks found that 63% of councils are running Windows Server 2003, while over half (51%) run SQL Server 2005.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.