Microsoft pays an expert in hacking $ 100 000 to identify security flaws in Windows

If you thought the recent reward of 12,500 dollars given by the social giant Facebook in a “white hat”, the hacker Arul Kumar, was enough to inspire this initiative, think again. Microsoft has put nearly 10 times the amount – $ 100 000 – an expert who found security flaws in the operating system, the Redmond company .

Reuters reports that this is one of the largest bonuses still awarded for such work.

The recipient of this payment is a juicy James Forshaw, an Australian researcher in

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