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Microsoft Employee From Russia Linked To Spy Ring




Microsoft Employee From Russia Linked To Spy Ring
Microsoft Employee From Russia Linked To Spy Ring



http://www.informationweek.com/news/software/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=225800184 

By Thomas Claburn
InformationWeek
July 14, 2010

Microsoft has acknowledged that Alexey V. Karetnikov, alleged to have 
been the 12th member of a group of Russian spies arrested last month, 
worked for the company at its headquarters in Redmond, Washington.

A company spokesperson confirmed that Karetnikov was employed for nine 
months as an entry-level software tester.

Karetnikov's Facebook page indicates that he worked as a Software 
Development Engineer in Test (SDET), located in Redmond.

Microsoft, the spokesperson said, has reviewed his activities and is 
confident he did not compromise the company.s software or systems.

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