Microsoft Security Staffer Launches 'Insider' Blog

A new independent blog launched by a Microsoft security technologist promises to pull back the curtain on just what the software giant's internal white hat hackers are up to. The bold new [email protected] blog which went up late last month and is not affiliated with the company promises to be a "different" type of blog than the others on

The blog's founders say Microsoft has its own "white hat hackers" who search for weaknesses and vulnerabilities by doing penetration testing and code review. The goal is to find flaws and release code for them -- so the bad guys don't do it first, according "techjunkie," a.k.a. Ahmad Mahdi, a security technologist for Microsoft's Application Consulting &\1 Engineering (ACE). Microsoft Security Staffer Launches 'Insider' Blog - Microsoft News Analysis - Dark Reading

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