Alex Kibkalo has been formally sentenced to three months in prison - the term recommended by the prosecutor - for stealing Microsoft's trade secrets, and attempting to profit from them.
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Former Microsoft employee Alex Kibkalo has plead guity to charges that he leaked Windows 8 code before its release and will likely be sentenced to three months in federal prison.
Neowin has learned Alex Kibkalo, who was arrested and charged with leaking Windows 8 code and other software while he worked at Microsoft, has been suspended from his current job at 5nine Software.
Alex Kibkalo, who worked for Microsoft as a software architect for seven years was arrested Wednesday in Seattle by the FBI and charged with leaking code from Windows 8 prior to its launch in 2012.