[kwlug-disc] Slashdot article: Microsoft Update Slips In a Firefox Extension

Chris Bruner cbruner at quadro.net
Mon Feb 2 10:42:22 EST 2009


Oksana Goertzen wrote:
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>       Microsoft Update Slips In a Firefox Extension
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> http://tech.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09%2F02%2F01%2F2143218&from=rss 
> <http://tech.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09%2F02%2F01%2F2143218&from=rss>
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> Is anyone else alarmed by this??!
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> - Oksana
I believe the update happens when you are updating Visual Studio, and 
probably because MS uses a web browser to access it's help info. If you 
are developing with VS, then you need to expect MS to be "helping" you.



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