Neowin News Feed for: Msrc https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/msrc/ Neowin News Feed for: Msrc en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Microsoft accused of slashing bug bounty rewards by up to 90%, allege security researchers https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-accused-of-slashing-bug-bounty-rewards-by-up-to-90-allege-security-researchers/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/11/1637677311_microsoft_bounty_2019-2020_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-accused-of-slashing-bug-bounty-rewards-by-up-to-90-allege-security-researchers">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Tue, 23 Nov 2021 15:48:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-accused-of-slashing-bug-bounty-rewards-by-up-to-90-allege-security-researchers Microsoft acknowledges Windows zero-day that leverages Office files for attacks https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-acknowledges-windows-zero-day-that-leverages-office-files-for-attacks/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/10/1604087773_windows_vulnerabiliy_3_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-acknowledges-windows-zero-day-that-leverages-office-files-for-attacks">Read more...</a> abhay.venkatesh@neowin.net (Abhay V) Wed, 08 Sep 2021 16:14:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-acknowledges-windows-zero-day-that-leverages-office-files-for-attacks Spectre Variant 4 disclosed, mitigations to result in another performance hit https://www.neowin.net/news/spectre-variant-4-disclosed-mitigations-to-result-in-another-performance-hit/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/01/1515683047_spectre01_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/spectre-variant-4-disclosed-mitigations-to-result-in-another-performance-hit">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Tue, 22 May 2018 04:52:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/spectre-variant-4-disclosed-mitigations-to-result-in-another-performance-hit