Microsoft Will Pay up to $2,50,000 for Finding Bugs in Windows 10 

The Windows maker will offer prize money up to $2,50,000 to those who find security bugs. 

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Microsoft wants to ensure that large scale incidents like Wannacry do not ruin their reputation, which is why they’ve started a bug bounty program that hands out big rewards.

The Windows maker will pay up to $2,50,000 to any developer who finds flaws and bugs in Windows 10 and reports that to the team at Microsoft.

Security is always changing and we prioritise different types of vulnerabilities at different points in time. Microsoft strongly believes in the value of bug bounties and we trust that it serves to enhance our security capabilities
Microsoft blog post

Any critical or important class remote code execution, elevation of privilege, or design flaws that compromises a customer’s privacy and security will receive a bounty, Microsoft highlighted.

They also have specific conditions for the payment to be, especially to those, who find the bug which have already been detected by Microsoft’s developer team.

The Windows maker will offer prize money up to $2,50,000 to those who find security bugs. 
This is what the developer will receive for finding respective bug issues.
(Photo Courtesy: Microsoft blog)

Microsoft has been running the bounty program since 2012 but apparently, the company is expanding it to cover more ground in Windows 10.

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