Microsoft is Offering $30,000 To Hack Its New Web Browser

Microsoft is Offering $30,000 To Hack Its New Web Browser – The rewards for finding vulnerabilities in the new Chromium-based Edge browser range from $1,000 right up to $30,000 for the most serious security breach. The company is offering rewards in multiple tiers like reporting of critical and important vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge (Beta and Dev Channels) will earn researchers up to $30,000. Upon the reporting of critical remote code execution and design issues in Microsoft Edge in Windows insider Preview slow ring will earn up to $15,000.

Microsoft has launched a new Insider Bounty Program for its beta version of its new Chromium-based Edge browser that will reward researchers up to $30,000 for finding vulnerabilities that are unique to Edge. Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge browser has been there for a while, but it was available in developer and canary builds. Recently, Microsoft officially launched a more stable ‘Beta’ version of its Chromium-based web browser for Windows and Mac.

The new beta channel will now receive an update every six weeks and will join the existing canary and developer channels. Along with that, the company, of course, Microsoft also announced a huge bounty program for the security researchers and developers.

“We’re excited to expand our bounty programs today to include the next version of Microsoft Edge and continue to grow and strengthen our partnership with the security research community,” Jarek Stanley, senior program manager at Microsoft, said in a Tuesday post.

“We welcome researchers to seek out and disclose any high-impact vulnerabilities they may find in the next version of Microsoft Edge, based on Chromium, and offer rewards up to US $30,000 for eligible vulnerabilities in Dev and Beta channels.”

The company is offering rewards in multiple tiers like reporting of critical and important vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge (Beta and Dev Channels) will earn researchers up to $30,000. Upon the reporting of critical remote code execution and design issues in Microsoft Edge in Windows insider Preview slow ring will earn up to $15,000.

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