Microsoft accidently exposed 250 million customer service records
And the database was not even password protected. Everyone with a web browser could have accessed it.
Still loving Office365 & co?
@IzzyOnDroid The link doesn't open in my (hardend) browser directly. Instead I'm redirected to https://guce.advertising.com/collectIdentifiers?sessionId=3_cc-session_40ede645-406e-4c4e-8176-400631845811
which doesn't open because of the error "SSL received a record that exceeded the maximum permissible length."
@D22 Yes, I've got that here too with Engadget. Thanks for letting me know – which confirms it's not a "local issue" here. Guess you're using uMatrix as well, which doesn't let you through…
I'd usually go via Archive.Org in such cases – but even they cannot display it. My feed reader offers a "mobile view" like "Reader Mode" (I guess it fetches it via some external service then) which works here.
Hm, guess I've gotta drop Engadget from my sources then…
Didn't work for me, though. But it explains the background: guce is the cookie consent stuff ("guce.engadget.com/consent?..."), so Verizon can track you…
One more note: "Guce.Advertising.com is a website that users get redirected to if they have ad-blocking app installed on their browsers"
@D22 work-around found, pretty easy if you know it: pretend to be a Google bot. E.g. in Firefox: open about:config, add a new key "general. useragent.override.engadget.com", value "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Googlebot/2.1; +http ://www. google. com/not.html)" - done. They won't redirect the Google bot for "some (obvious) reason" 😋
PS: no space between "http" and the rest of the address. Just wanted to prevent URL fetching here.
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