Caught

From WordPad to WordAds: Microsoft caught sneaking nagging Office promos into venerable text editor beta

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/22/microsoft_ads_wordpad/

4 weeks ago

Hidden for now, probably coming to a desktop near you, soon, ish

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Microsoft engineer caught up in sudden spate of entirely coincidental grilling of Iranian-Americans at US borders

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/08/microsoft_border_search/

a month ago

Officials deny claims of families being singled out for hours

MicrosoftEngineerCaughtBorders

IT exec sets up fake biz, uses it to bill his bosses $6m for phantom gear, gets caught by Microsoft Word metadata

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/04/tech_manager_theft/

2 months ago

And now he faces up to 20 years in the slammer

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I caught Disco Elysium fever. No, not the Saturday Night kind. I was really quite poorly

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/27/disco_elysium/

2 months ago

The RPG Burn baby burn!

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Google caught a Russian state hacker crew uploading badness to the Play Store

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/28/google_12000_warnings_phishing_sandworm/

3 months ago

Adtech firm also sent 12k phishing warnings to users of its services

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Can AWS be caught? Here's how its cloud computing rivals can improve their chances

https://www.zdnet.com/article/can-aws-be-caught-heres-how-its-cloud-computing-rivals-can-improve-their-chances/

4 months ago

Businesses are turning to multi-cloud solutions – and the most successful providers will be those that can use channel partners to help customers manage their platforms.

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Egyptian government caught tracking opponents and activists through phone apps

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/04/egypt_smartphone_spying/

5 months ago

Intelligence services developed system, says security outfit

GovernmentCaughtTrackingActivistsThrough

Android PDF app with just 100m downloads caught sneaking malware into mobes

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/28/camscanner_android_malware/

6 months ago

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