John Murrell

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Sleeper in Seattle

Microsoft has certainly had its share of security vulnerabilities, but this is in a class by itself. On Tuesday, the U.S. deported a 12th alleged member of the recently broken Russian spy ring, one Alexey Karetnikov, who, Microsoft acknowledged today, had been working for nine months as a software tester in Redmond. A senior law enforcement official said that the FBI had been watching Karetnikov all along, and that he had “obtained absolutely no information.” So the secret mobile strategy is still safe.