Microsoft Woos Hackers with Bounties for Bugs


Following in the footsteps of rivals including Google and Mozilla, Microsoft this week hung a figurative “Wanted” sign in its Security Response Center offering rewards up to $100,000 for those who find vulnerabilities in its software. Specifically, the software giant announced three “Bug Bounty” programs, as they’re generally known, in an effort to find and fix vulnerabilities in software including the upcoming releases of Windows 8.1 and Internet Explorer 11.

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Microsoft Woos Hackers with Bounties for Bugs

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