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Susan Bradley

About Susan Bradley

Susan Bradley is a Small Business Server and Security MVP, a title awarded by Microsoft to independent experts who do not work for the company. She's also a partner in a California CPA firm.

MS slyly installs WGA via updates, again

Microsoft was roundly criticized last year for downloading
its Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) program, which tests for valid licenses,
as though the software was a “critical security upgrade.”

I’ve just found that MS has started doing this again — this time,
even if you’re simply checking manually for new patches.

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