Neowin News Feed for: Msrc Neowin News Feed for: Msrc en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Microsoft accused of slashing bug bounty rewards by up to 90%, allege security researchers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has been accused of slashing bug bounty reward money by large amounts by several security researchers. One of them said his finding was worth just 10% compared to the earlier value. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Tue, 23 Nov 2021 15:48:01 +0000 Microsoft acknowledges Windows zero-day that leverages Office files for attacks <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has acknowledged that it is investigating a Windows zero-day vulnerability that is currently being exploited in the wild. The firm has provided a workaround that involves AcitveX controls. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Wed, 08 Sep 2021 16:14:01 +0000 Spectre Variant 4 disclosed, mitigations to result in another performance hit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>New variants of Spectre have been discovered by Microsoft and Google, which allow attackers to read privileged data. While mitigations will be available soon, they will result in a performance hit. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Tue, 22 May 2018 04:52:01 +0000