Security teams may have skipped the January Patch on Tuesday following reports that it was infringing servers, but it also included a hack for an upgrade of privileges within Windows 10 leaving unlocked programs open for malicious players seeking administrative access. It is a nuisance now with evidence of the concept of exploitation found in the wild.
The allegations were made by Gil Dabah, founder and CEO of Privacy Piano, who wrote on Twitter that he had decided not to report the bug two years ago after finding it difficult to pay for other bug fixes through Microsoft.
Microsoft intends to invest more in bug-bounty programs for other high-end products, including last year’s announcement that the company will pay up to $ 30,000 for Team Bugs.
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