Microsoft Announces Its BlueHat Prize Finalists

By Robert Vamosi | June 22, 2012 2:51:13 AM PDT

Microsoft has announced the three finalists for its first ever BlueHat Prize. The winner, to be announced July 26 at BlackHat, will recieve the grand prize of $200,000 USD. The second prize is $50,000 USD, and the third prize is an MSDN subscription, valued at $10,000 USD. The award is given to the researcher who designs a novel runtime mitigation technology to prevent the exploitation of memory safety vulnerabilities.

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