Microsoft extends Edge Bounty Program to June 30

Microsoft Edge

Over the past 10 months, Microsoft has paid out more than $200,000 USD in bounties to researchers reporting vulnerabilities through the Microsoft Edge Bounty Program. When Microsoft announced this Edge Bounty Program last year, they said that this program will run August 4, 2016 through May 15, 2017. Today, Microsoft announced that they are extending the end date of this program to June 30, 2017. If you are a security researcher, you can earn payments for eligible submissions based upon the following:

Vulnerability typeFunctioning
Proof of
Report QualityPayout range (USD) *
Remote Code
Execution in
Microsoft Edge on
recent builds of WIP
RequiredRequiredHighUp to $15,000
NoRequiredHighUp to $6,000
NoRequiredLowUp to $1,500
Violations of W3C
standards that
compromise privacy or
integrity of important user data.
NoRequiredHighUp to $6,000
This includes:

  • Violation of SoP,
    i.e. UXSS
  • Referrer spoofs
NoLowUp to $1,500
This does not include:

  • XSS, CSRF: report
    these to the web
    site owner
  • XSS filter bypass

You can find more details here.

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