back to article Microsoft widens Edge browser bug hunt for bounty hunters

Microsoft has expanded its programme for rewarding those who find and report bugs in its Edge browser, enabling bounty hunters to claim their prize for a broader range of vulnerabilities. The snappily titled "Microsoft Edge Web Platform on Windows Insider Preview Bug Bounty Programme" was launched in August, and enabled anyone …

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“violation of W3C standards...."

...why not stop right there?

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Re: “violation of W3C standards...."

"...why not stop right there?"

How so? Does Edge violate them? Do other browser makers offer bounties for W3C violations?

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Re: Does Edge violate them?

By qualifying their offer, they are leaving their options open.

Violating good design principles is arguably more likely to lead to security vulnerabilities. These things go hand in hand.

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Bug hunters should ask themselves...

...is "up to" $15k the market rate?

I'd have thought a good zero day could be sold for at least ten times that to certain types of people.

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Runs on windows 10

There's a top notch problem right there.....

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Re: Runs on windows 10

It's so bad it can only run on the worst OS commercially available.

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Re: Runs on windows 10

can I report the 2D FLUGLY as a bug?

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I'm sure this will help boost Edge's market share

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