Microsoft won't offer cash rewards for security vulnerabilities

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Microsoft won’t offer cash rewards for security vulnerabilities.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2010/07/G6gd0i.jpg[/newsimage]Microsoft will not pay researchers rewards for reporting discovered vulnerabilities in their products, Security Program Manager Jerry Bryant said in an email this week. The message was in response to reports about Mozilla and Google increasing their own so-called “bug bounties”. 


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/microsoft-refuses-to-pay-for-security-vulnerabilities-32297/](http://www.myce.com/news/microsoft-refuses-to-pay-for-security-vulnerabilities-32297/)


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Will all the problems they have, offering more than $5 USD would cause them to go broke rather quick.