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Google pays coders to improve open-source security

A new program aims to build deeper security mechanisms into open-source software. Perhaps it will keep security experts from contracting with nefarious hackers or the NSA instead.

By October 10, 2013


Microsoft offers up a bounty for finding bugs in beta

The software giant's bug bounty program aims to fix security flaws, bugs, and vulnerabilities even before products are released.

By June 19, 2013


Antivirus holes, browser spies are highlights at Microsoft's BlueHat hacker sessions

Microsoft developers hear from top security researchers about problems in Windows, browsers and antivirus software at two-day BlueHat confab on Microsoft's campus.

By May 2, 2008


Microsoft offers $250,000 for security defense research

Redmond still says no to bug bounties, but offers a $200,000 first prize and $50,000 second prize instead for research in security defense.

By August 3, 2011


Microsoft Blue Hat starts on Thursday

Dan Kaminsky and others will make presentations to Microsoft employees at the company's eighth Blue Hat security conference.

By October 15, 2008


Psychological profiling on the Web

Security researchers are devising a way to monitor people's online moods in real time, bringing privacy concerns with social networks to a whole new level.

By August 21, 2008


Microsoft's Blue Hat talks start Thursday

Thursday will be for executives, but Friday's general sessions will feature cutting-edge security researchers on token kidnapping and phishing attacks.

By April 30, 2008


Microsoft gathers hackers in Redmond

Fifth "Blue Hat" event brings hackers to Microsoft's campus to give employees a security reality check.

By May 10, 2007