Microsoft unveils 'Windows Bounty Program' with up to $250K rewards

Microsoft launches Windows bug bounty program with rewards ranging from $500 to $250,000

Rather than running for a limited time, the Windows Bounty Program will continue indefinitely, following the lead of the Microsoft Edge program that was recently extended indefinitely as well.

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The company has offered bounties for uncovering bugs in certain Windows features since 2012 and began paying up to $100,000 in bug bounties starting in mid-2013, in connection with the launch of Windows 8.1 Preview. The Windows Bounty Program, however, encompasses Windows 10 and even the Windows Insider Preview, the company's program for testing Windows 10 preview builds.

The Microsoft bug bounty program for Windows Insiders now covers the full OS, including Windows Server Insider. The First finder of the Vulnerability already known by the company internally will be paid a maximum of 10% of the highest amount.

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This week Microsoft announced it was introducing the Windows Bounty Program, challenging "friends, hackers, and researchers" to break into any and all parts of Windows 10 and Windows Server.

This new Windows Bug Bounty program will go a long way towards helping identify and patch vulnerabilities in Microsoft's products, with a focus on remote code execution, privilege escalation, and inherent design flaws. Moreover, the Windows Bounty Program also has specific focus areas: Hyper-V, Mitigation Bypass and Windows Defender Application Guard, as well as Microsoft Edge. There's $30k on offer for those who find critical vulns in the slow Windows Insider release track. A researcher finding and reporting a remote code execution flaw in Windows with a high quality proof of concept can find themselves eligible for a $15,000 payout.

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It's always better to find and fix a hole before it becomes a massive problem, especially when it comes to security issues.

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