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(and perhaps already fixed before you published the story???)
Posted Mar 26, 2011 15:28 UTC (Sat) by cesarb (subscriber, #6266)
Posted Mar 26, 2011 17:15 UTC (Sat) by marduk (subscriber, #3831)
Posted Mar 27, 2011 22:12 UTC (Sun) by PaulWay (✭ supporter ✭, #45600)
I'd be looking very carefully at the certificates that Microsoft allow for those countries after this. This is probably some fairly simple hack that got noticed far too quickly, and now something a bit more invisible has been put in place.
Posted Mar 28, 2011 9:30 UTC (Mon) by tzafrir (subscriber, #11501)
Posted Mar 28, 2011 13:27 UTC (Mon) by error27 (subscriber, #8346)
Maybe someone went through a list of countries where they thought that https should be turned on by default, but accidentally turned it off instead? Hopefully, Microsoft will come clean on this and give a better explanation.
Posted Mar 28, 2011 16:18 UTC (Mon) by cesarb (subscriber, #6266)
That is also a very plausible theory.
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