Article: Microsoft Team’s new bug bounty program, FSF’s board statement on governance, and Open Source Initiative’s election hacked and remediation

Code, Open Software, Open Source

Microsoft Team’s new bug bounty program, FSF’s board statement on governance, and Open Source Initiative’s election hacked and remediation

Microsoft announced bug bounty awards for Teams desktop client security research under the new Microsoft Applications Bug Bounty Program.

The program includes five scenario-based awards for vulnerabilities that have the highest potential impact on customer privacy and security and also general bounty awards for other valid reports for the Teams desktop client that don’t qualify for scenario-based awards.

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Article: Barcelona Digital City

Code, Open Software, Open Source

Barcelona Digital City

Barcelona City Council has joined the movement for open-source software and supports the use of open code technology with the aim of achieving full technological sovereignty.

This choice allows the apparatus with which the City Council works every day to be audited publicly and in-depth. It also facilitates interaction between the local developer community and the public administration, which may lead to improvements in systems.

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