A total of six researchers have found 15 vulnerabilities within the preview version of Internet Explorer 11. And, Microsoft has paid them more than $28,000 to date.
Microsoftfor IE 11 in June. The company's goal is to stamp out security vulnerabilities in its software as early on as possible. Microsoft offered researchers up to $11,000 per critical exploit found.
IE 11 is an integral part of Windows 8.1 while at the same time it will most likely be a target for hackers and malware writers. For Microsoft, getting the security vulnerabilities squashed earlier rather than later is its primary motivation.
IE 11 for Windows 8 is with Windows 8.1 on October 18.