Microsoft Launches $100,000 Bug Bounty Program

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  1. TheKid7

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    Microsoft Launches $100,000 Bug Bounty Program:
    http://threatpost.com/microsoft-launches-100000-bug-bounty-program/
     
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    Great! I have said it before that it would be nice if more companies that can afford it to follow suit. Microsoft seems to be more interested in paying for exploit mitigation bypasses but AFAIC, incentives like this helps.
     
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    This is an excellent initiative from MS; that's some serious coin to be made :)
     
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    Right when I think Microsoft is making too many wrong decisions, they always seem to rise up and offer something that is logical and beneficial for their products.

    It's nice to see them doing something like this.
     
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    Microsoft’s Bug Bounty Program and the Law of Unintended Consequences:
    http://threatpost.com/microsofts-bug-bounty-program-and-the-law-of-unintended-consequences/
     
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    This might be a nice incentive to dabble more into the NT kernel.
    After all, I get to fiddle with roughly 100+ bugs in Linux annually.
    Would be fun if I could score one or three in Windows.
    Mrk
     
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    https://blogs.technet.com/b/bluehat...nty-programs-one-week-in.aspx?Redirected=true
     
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    Before first bug bounty payout, Microsoft says new program is working.
    http://www.cso.com.au/article/46782...ty_payout_microsoft_says_new_program_working/
     
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