Microsoft Windows Bug Bounty Program
Over the years Microsoft has launched multiple bug bounty programs covering a wide range of products. But with a top reward of $250,000, the Windows Bug Bounty program that it launched in July stands out for having one of the largest payouts for bug discovery offered by a technology vendor. The program covers Windows 10 including Windows Insider Preview.
Security researchers who find a remote code execution, elevation of privilege, or other critical flaw in Microsoft Hyper-V can earn between $5,000 and $250,000. Rewards for Windows 10 mitigation bypass flaws top out at $200,000 while flaws in technologies like Microsoft Edge and Windows Defender Application Guard range from $500 to $30,000.
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