Microsoft launches security bounty programs for Windows 8.1 and IE 11 Preview

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The company aims to fill the gaps in the vulnerability market and strengthen exploit defenses in Windows Microsoft will pay security researchers for finding and reporting vulnerabilities in the preview version of its Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) browser, for finding novel…

Microsoft protects cloud with directory-integrated two-factor authentication

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Active Authentication uses phones to improve security for hosted apps Microsoft is upping the security on Azure with Active Authentication, a new service now in preview which allows enterprises to secure access to hosted applications such as Office 365 with two-factor authentication….