Microsoft has awarded $13.7 million to security researchers who have reported vulnerabilities over the last 12 months through 15 bug bounty programs, between July 1st, 2019, and June 30th, 2020.
This represents more than three times the amount awarded during the previous year when researchers earned a total of $4.4 million in Microsoft bug bounty awards according to the annual Microsoft Bug Bounty Program retrospective published on the Microsoft Security Response Center blog.
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Some Microsoft directors began an investigation in 2019 into a woman’s allegations of a prior sexual relationship with Bill Gates; Mr. Gates’s spokeswoman says his decision to leave the board in 2020 wasn’t related to the matter.