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Month Archives: August 2015

Security Update Solution Further Protects Customer Devices

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

On Tuesday, August 18, 2015, Microsoft released a security update solution to address a vulnerability. The update is for all supported versions of Internet Explorer. We recommend customers to apply this update as soon as possible by following the directions on the website, in Security Bulletin MS15-093. More information about this bulletin can be found at Microsoft’s Bulletin Summary page.

August 2015 Security Update Release Summary

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Today we released security updates to provide protections against malicious attackers. As a best practice, we encourage customers to apply security updates as soon as they are released. More information about this month’s security updates and advisories can be found in the Security TechNet Library. MSRC Team

Microsoft Bounty Programs Expansion - Bounty for Defense, Authentication Bonus, and RemoteApp

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

I am very pleased to be releasing additional expansions of the Microsoft Bounty Programs. Please stop by the Microsoft Networking Lounge at Black Hat, August 5-6, to learn more about these programs; or, visit We are raising the Bounty for Defense maximum from $50,000 USD to $100,000 USD. I am also very excited to announce that we are launching a bonus period for Authentication vulnerabilities in the Online Services Bug Bounty.