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Month Archives: January 2019

Fuzzing para-virtualized devices in Hyper-V

Monday, January 28, 2019

Introduction Hyper-V is the backbone of Azure, running on its Hosts to provide efficient and fair sharing of resources, but also isolation. That’s why we, in the vulnerability research team for Windows, have been working in the background for years now helping secure Hyper-V. And why Microsoft invites security researchers across the globe to submit their vulnerabilities through the Hyper-V Bounty Program for payment of up to $250,000 USD.

Microsoft’s Cyber Defense Operations Center shares best practices

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Today, a single breach, physical or virtual, can cause millions of dollars of damage to an organization and potentially billions in financial losses to the global economy. Each week seems to bring a new disclosure of a cybersecurity breach somewhere in the world. As we look at the current state of cybersecurity challenges today, we see the same types of attacks, but the sophistication and scope of each attack continues to grow and evolve.

Announcing the Microsoft Azure DevOps Bounty program

Thursday, January 17, 2019

The Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) is pleased to announce the launch of the Azure DevOps Bounty program, a program dedicated to providing rock-solid security for our DevOps customers. Starting January 17, 2019, we’re excited to offer rewards up to US$20,000 for eligible vulnerabilities in Azure DevOps online services and the latest release of Azure DevOps server.