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Devs slam Microsoft for injecting tech-support scam ads into their Windows Store apps

By Shaun Nichols 04 Jun 2019 at 15:06

Application makers are crying foul after some of their programs distributed via the Windows Store popped open tech-support scam ads on users' desktops. A thread in Microsoft's support forum, active since April 28, details the scandal: programmers who use Redmond's Advertising Software Development Kit (SDK) to display ads in their apps...

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