Monday, April 27, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Imagination Technologies Seeks Academia's Attention With MIPSfpga Program
AMD to Launch New Godavari APUs In May
Marvell Launches The ARMADA 1500 Ultra Platform for 4K Entertainment
GeIL's Latest DDR4 SUPER LUCE Memory 'Breathes'
Google Explorer Among Nepal Earthquake Victims
Nokia Won't Return To Phone Manufacturing
Russian Hackers Accessed Obama's Emails
LG Display Leads The OLED Market
Active Discussions
menu making
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Question about nero
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Microso...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Microsoft Awards Hacking Expert


Microsoft said on Tuesday it is paying a hacking expert more than $100,000 for finding security holes in the Windows OS.

The software maker also released a much anticipated update to Internet Explorer, which it said fixes a bug that made users of the world's most popular browser vulnerable to remote attack.

James Forshaw, a researcher at London-based security consulting firm Context Information Security, won Microsoft's first $100,000 bounty for identifying a new "exploitation technique" in Windows, which will allow it to develop defenses against an entire class of attacks, the software maker said on Tuesday.

Forshaw earned another $9,400 for identifying security bugs in a preview release of Microsoft's Internet Explorer 11 browser, Katie Moussouris, senior security strategist with Microsoft Security Response Center, said in a blog.

Microsoft's reward programs are aimed at preventing sophisticated attackers from bypassing security technologies in its operating system.

Microsoft also released an automatic update to Internet Explorer on Tuesday afternoon to fix a security bug that it first disclosed last month.




Previous
Next
Samsung Launches First Curved Smartphone        All News        Intel Invests in Wearable Technology Company Basis
GE Launches 14 New "Industrial Internet Predictivity" Technologies     General Computing News      Intel Invests in Wearable Technology Company Basis

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft Cloud Business Drive Company's Profit, Revenue
Microsoft, Yahoo Renew Search Deal
Microsoft Introduces Lumia 540 Dual SIM
Microsoft Lens Transforms Your iPhone To A Portable Scanner
Data Requests To Microsoft Decreased
Samsung to Bring Microsoft Services on More Devices
Microsoft Collaborates With Ford On Conected Cars
Microsoft Releases New Business Products
Microsoft To Offer Cortana To Android, iOS
Microsoft Proposes New Power Backup Specification
MWC: Microsoft Unveils The Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL
Microsoft Band Gets New Features

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .