Microsoft will now pay more to find bugs in Windows 10 security

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esigned to expand its existing bug bounty program, Microsoft today launched its Windows Bounty program. Microsoft started the bounty program in 2012 but with the new program the software giant will be paying out far more for serious Hyper-V flaws in Windows 10 or Windows Server operating systems.

The tech giant reportedly paid $100,000 for Windows 8.1 bugs, in order to help address any potential security issues before they could become a concern for public at large. The program caught the fancy of other tech giants like Google , Facebook and Apple , who have similar process in place to detect bugs.


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