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Microsoft Drops Windows 10 Warning About Chrome And Other Browsers

1 month ago   |   By Ubergizmo

It was reported last week that Microsoft was warning Windows 10 users against third-party browsers like Chrome and Firefox. A user reported seeing a prompt when he launched Firefox which said that the company's own Edge browser is “safer” and “faster” on the operating system. The company classified the prompt as a “warning” as it allowed users to choose no to be “warned” about this by tweaking their settings. It's now being said that the company has decided to drop this warning for third-party browsers.
The prompt hadn't been spotted widely which suggests that the company was possibly just...
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Facebook Offers Bounties For Reporting Bugs In Third-Party Apps

Facebook Offers Bounties For Reporting Bugs In Third-Party Apps

1 month ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Many online services run their own bug bounty programs. Security researchers are encouraged to find undiscovered vulnerabilities which can then be shared with the company in exchange for a monetary reward. Facebook has a bug bounty program of its own and it's now expanding it to cover bug reports for third-party apps as well.
Security researchers who discover and report vulnerabilities in third-party apps that connect to Facebook's platform will get rewards. Facebook is particularly concerned about the miuse of access tokens which enable Facebook users to log into other apps and services...
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Facebook's bug bounty program will now accept reports about third-party apps

Facebook's bug bounty program will now accept reports about third-party apps

1 month ago   |   By VentureBeat

Facebook announced today that it is expanding its bug bounty program, as the company is facing increasing criticism for past vulnerabilities in third-party apps that access Facebook user data. The social media giant will now dole out rewards for developers who report vulnerabilities within user access tokens - the feature that allow users to...
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