Rewards Program will be launched by Microsoft in three categories of cyber attacks.
The computer giant Microsoft offered rewards of up to $ 100,000 for any way “really new” to detect vulnerabilities in the new version of Windows.
Company will pay up to $ 100,000 for new technologies to address the vulnerabilities of Windows 8.1
“For the first time, Microsoft offers cash payments in return for reporting certain types of vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques,” said the U.S. multinational.
“We are making this change in order to anticipate these issues and improve relations advantageous to customers of Microsoft and the security research community.”
The rewards program will launch in three categories coinciding cyberattacks on 26 June, with the release of a preview of its Windows 8.1.
The company will pay up to $ 100,000 for new technologies to address the vulnerabilities of Windows 8.1, as well as rewards of up to $ 50,000 for various defenses against hacker attacks.