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Idefence Wll Pay Hackers pay-for-flaw

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The American company iDefence, prosecute subjects of computer safety, has declared compensation in 8 thousand dollars to hackers who will manage to find out vulnerability in browser Internet Explorer 7 and the newest operational system from Microsoft Windows Vista. Competition of hackers becomes a part of the program of "money-for-vulnerability" (pay-for-flaw) which purpose is improvement of systems of safety of the most popular software. The prize in 8 thousand dollars will be received only by six умельцев which before all will send results of the hacker activity to experts iDefence. To receive monetary compensation, it is necessary, that it was possible to take advantage of the found out vulnerability from the removed computer, and it should be present at all last of updating and additions to IE or Vista. The mistakes found in beta-versions of products, will not be encouraged with compensation. At the moment iDefence - it is far not the unique company, concordant to pay to hackers of money for search уязвимостей in programs. So, some time back Trend Micro has organized similar competition with prize-winning fund in 50 thousand dollars. The award has got to the hackers, managed to find out vulnerability in Vista.

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