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Microsoft seeks testers for 'Project Springfield' bug-detection service

September 30, 2016

Microsoft is planning to make its internally-used ‘white-box fuzzing’ bug-detection service available to external customers and partners.

Microsoft opens up its 'million dollar' bug-finder

September 29, 2016

Project Springfield, which includes Microsoft’s in-house testing technology for Windows and Office apps, uses whitebox fuzzing technology to sniff out flaws that could lead to crashes

Microsoft opens up its 'million dollar' bug-finder

September 29, 2016

Project Springfield, which includes Microsoft’s in-house testing technology for Windows and Office apps, uses whitebox fuzzing technology to sniff out flaws that could lead to crashes

Microsoft opens up its 'million dollar' bug-finder

September 29, 2016

Project Springfield, which includes Microsoft’s in-house testing technology for Windows and Office apps, uses whitebox fuzzing technology to sniff out flaws that could lead to crashes

Microsoft opens up its 'million dollar' bug-finder

September 29, 2016

Project Springfield, which includes Microsoft’s in-house testing technology for Windows and Office apps, uses whitebox fuzzing technology to sniff out flaws that could lead to crashes

Microsoft's Project Springfield helps developers test their software

September 29, 2016

Microsoft’s Project Springfield helps developers test their software Microsoft has just announced that it will be releasing the first preview of its new cloud-based tool called Project Springfield. It has been designed to aid developers in spotting “million dollar bugs” in their Windows applications before launch.

Microsoft opens up its 'million dollar' bug-finder

September 29, 2016

Microsoft is previewing a cloud-based bug detector, dubbed Project Springfield, that it calls one of its most sophisticated tools for finding potential security vulnerabilities.

Microsoft launches “fuzzing-as-a-service” to help developers find security bugs

September 29, 2016

At Microsoft’s Ignite conference in Atlanta yesterday, the company announced the availability of a new cloud-based service for developers that will allow them to test application binaries for security flaws before they’re deployed. Called Project Springfield, the service uses “whitebox fuzzing” (also known as “smart fuzzing”) to test for common software bugs used by attackers to exploit systems.

Microsoft Unveils Cloud-Based Fuzz-Testing Service

September 28, 2016

Microsoft announced a cloud-based fuzz testing service called Project Springfield that identifies software bugs in applications that could turn into vulnerabilities.

Microsoft Launches Cloud-Based Fuzzing

September 28, 2016

Microsoft this week at its Ignite 2016 conference in Atlanta released details of a new cloud-based service for rooting out software bugs.

Project Springfield is described as a ‘milllion-dollar bug hunter’

September 28, 2016

Microsoft has launched what it claims to be one of the most sophisticated bug-hunting tools around, in a bid to help developers head off vulnerabilities in their Windows and Office apps.

Project Springfield will utilise AI and Azure to test Microsoft software for bugs

September 28, 2016

Microsoft has just announced that it will be releasing the first preview of its new cloud-based tool called Project Springfield that has been designed to aid developers in spotting “million dollar bugs” in their Windows applications before their launch.

Project Springfield: Microsoft's new AI-based fuzz-testing tool

September 27, 2016

Fuzz testing, one of the oldest methods of finding vulnerabilities and bugs in a software, is finally getting a dose of innovation thanks to Microsoft. Today at its Ignite conference in Atlanta, the Redmond giant announced a brand new security-oriented cloud service called Project Springfield.

Microsoft’s Project Springfield is a new cloud-based bug detector – WinBeta

September 27, 2016

Identifying security vulnerabilities in software is an important aspect of quality control. The numerous recent examples of massive data breaches of personal information are a testament to the important of enhancing cloud security. Given Microsoft’s transition to the “cloud-first, mobile-first” productivity solutions company, security has thus been placed front and center.

Microsoft's Azure-based Project Springfield uses AI to squash 'million dollar' bugs

September 27, 2016

Microsoft has announced the first preview of Project Springfield, a cloud-based tool designed to help devs spot “million dollar bugs” in Windows applications before they go public.

Microsoft unveils Azure-based Project Springfield AI to help developers squash bugs

September 27, 2016

Microsoft has unveiled a new security initiative dubbed Project Springfield that offers cloud-based tools designed to help developers spot “million dollar bugs” in Windows applications before they go public.

Find “million-dollar bugs” with Microsoft’s Project Springfield detector

September 27, 2016

Microsoft is set to preview a tool to help developers find potentially serious bugs in its Windows and Office applications.

Redmond has used the cloud-based Project Springfield since the mid-2000s to spot bugs in its software code, but believes it could save developers a lot of money by letting them use the tool as well.

Project Springfield Fuzzing Tool Set to Help Customers Find Security Bugs

September 27, 2016

Microsoft has announced the release of Project Springfield, a fuzzing tool which helps customers find security bugs in software before the hackers do.

Microsoft Unveils Cloud-based Fuzz Testing Service

September 27, 2016

All software has bugs. Bugs lead to vulnerabilities which then lead to breaches. Fewer bugs will inevitably lead to fewer breaches for users, and fewer costly patching exercises for software vendors. It is a no-brainer to eliminate as many bugs as possible during development; but that in itself is difficult and costly.

Microsoft launches “fuzzing-as-a-service” to help developers find security bugs

September 27, 2016

At Microsoft’s Ignite conference in Atlanta yesterday, the company announced the availability of a new cloud-based service for developers that will allow them to test application binaries for security flaws before they’re deployed. Called Project Springfield, the service uses “whitebox fuzzing” (also known as “smart fuzzing”) to test for common software bugs used by attackers to exploit systems.

Microsoft previews bug finding tool, Project Springfield - SD Times

September 27, 2016

Microsoft is developing a new way for developers to find bugs before they release their software into production. The company announced the preview of its new cloud-based bug detector, dubbed Project Springfield, at its Microsoft Ignite conference.

Microsoft’s Project Springfield helps developers find and squash bugs

September 26, 2016

Microsoft today announced a first preview of Project Springfield at its Ignite conference in Atlanta. The cloud-based tool aims to help developers find bugs in their applications by combining fuzz testing, an automated way of testing code by throwing semi-random input at it, with artificial intelligence tools that allow the tool to ask smarter what-if questions when it looks at potential security issues.

Microsoft takes fight to rivals with cloud-based Artificial Intelligence and security blitz

September 26, 2016

Technology giant Microsoft will add new elements of artificial intelligence capabilities to its business software, enhance personal assistant app Cortana and beef up its cyber security credentials as it seeks to stand out from other cloud-based tech companies vying for enterprise business.

Microsoft announces public preview of Project Springfield, a cloud-based bug detector

September 26, 2016

Project Springfield is Microsoft’s unique fuzz testing service for finding security critical bugs in software. This is a tool which Microsoft uses internally for rooting out potential security vulnerabilities in software including Windows, Office and other products.

Microsoft launches Project Springfield, a cloud-based fuzz-testing tool

September 26, 2016

At the Microsoft Ignite conference in Atlanta today, Microsoft announced a preview of Project Springfield, a security-oriented cloud service that’s based on work from Microsoft Research.