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Microsoft Paid $28000 to Six Reasearchers for Bug Bountry Program

Microsoft ha paid $28,000 as the rewards to security researchers for its first Bug Bounty program,that went on for a month during the preview release of Internet Explorer 11 (IE11).

The Bug Bounty program started on June 26 and continuous on till July 26 with Microsoft revealing at the time that it will pay out a maximum of $11,000 for each IE 11 vulnerability that was reported. The program was designed to run during IE11’s browser beta test run a time when third-party bug brokers would normally decline to purchase flaws.

Latest Microsoft has released the names of all the people who the company said found vulnerabilities that qualified for a bounty and paid out $28,000 a total of six researchers for reporting 15 different bugs.In this bug bounty program Google Engineers are worked and they are donated the money to the Save The Children Fund and other Charities.


The six researchers names are 
  1. James Forshaw, Context Security
  2. Jose Antonio Vazquez Gonzalez, Yenteasy - Security Research
  3. Ivan Fratric, Google, Inc security team
  4. Masato Kinugawa
  5. Fermin J. Serna, Google, Inc
  6. Peter Vreugdenhil, Exodus Intelligence
Microsoft is set to release the final version of Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 8 and RT on October 17 alongside Windows 8.1.

Microsoft is also running two more software bounty programs. One will pay up to $100,000 to developers who find truly novel exploitation techniques in Windows 8.1 , while the other will pay up to $50,000 for defensive ideas that block a qualifying mitigation bypass technique.

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