The company's newly launched bug bounty programs and home office due to the coronavirus epidemic prompted researchers to work intensively. in its programs rang a total of $ 13.7 million. There are a total of 15 similar programs under the company’s wings, with the Redmond giant now paying more than three times the amount a year earlier – of course, the increase is also due to the fact that 6 out of 15 initiatives have been launched in the last year the company, and in these, more than a thousand successful reports have been run in today, from more than 300 researchers. According to the company, the coronavirus epidemic also discouraged reporting.
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