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Microsoft Lauds Hacker for Uncovering Cracks in Windows RT Device

Posted: Jan. 8th, 2013  |  By DailyLuxe News

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Is this an example of extreme reverse psychology, or a sincere gesture from a grateful company spared a potentially comprising situation?

Either way, the high-tech company actually thanked a hacker instead of filing an arrest report per this report from Forbes.  

Over the weekend, a report came in that a hacker claimed to deploy a circumvention method and discovered a way to “jailbreak” a Windows RT device so that it would run non-Windows Store apps on a Windows RT device.

A three-tap clap and big kudos to Microsoft’s PR department; good spin and great reaction!  (Epic.)        

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