Bill Gates tries to get an advantage and Adobe suffers a cyber attack. All on today’s On This Day from TEST Huddle.
1994 – Bill Gates tries to get an advantage
A e-mail sent by Bill Gates dated 3rd October 1994 orders some of his executives to retract the documentation of the browsing extensions, but only until Microsoft’s own developers of the Office suite of applications had sufficient time to work with the hidden extensions. He orders this so that Microsoft can build an advantage over competitors such as WordPerfect. Gates further explained that without this advantage, Office could not be able to compete.
2013 – Adobe hacked
Across the world, millions of Adobe users suffer major cyber attack as data was compromised. It was projected 40 million passwords were pulled from Adobe by the cyber attack.