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Hacker Receives Largest Ever Bounty For Reporting Microsoft Bug
2013-10-09 19:15:51

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online One hacker just made $100,000 from Microsoft. It wasn't from breaching Microsoft's security to glean corporate secrets or customer information; this hacker reported a bug. Microsoft will pay the hacker, and fix the security holes in its software. Microsoft reported the award on its Microsoft Security Response Center blog. The $100,000 payment to hacker James Forshaw is the largest bounty awarded to date, Reuters reports. Forshaw...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.