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 …

  1. Ken Moorhouse Silver badge

    “violation of W3C standards...."

    ...why not stop right there?

    1. Sandtitz Silver badge

      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?

      1. Ken Moorhouse Silver badge

        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.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    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.

  3. Captain Badmouth
    Windows

    Runs on windows 10

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

    1. a_yank_lurker Silver badge

      Re: Runs on windows 10

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

      1. bombastic bob Silver badge
        Trollface

        Re: Runs on windows 10

        can I report the 2D FLUGLY as a bug?

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

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

    /s

  5. Charank408@gmail.com

    The 'con' bug still exists in Windows 10. Please try to solve it

  6. Charank408@gmail.com

    1) Incognito mode isn't available.

    2) Improving the flexibility of the browser has to be done.

    3) Graphically it can be still more convincible

  7. Charank408@gmail.com

    W3c constraints are exploited

    Incognito isn't available

    Load speed is less compared to other browsers

    Simplicity has to be maintained

  8. narender

    When click on Browser back button, its not showing showing previous page

    Hi...

    I am narender ,posting bug, please look in to this.

    step1 : go to www. google.com

    step 2: Type "sql query interview questions for testers" in search field

    step 3: Find Related links

    step 4: click on Any link in displayed page.

    step5 : Then click on Browser Back button, at this time , not showing previous page, its showing google Home page.

    When click on Browser back button, its not showing previous page

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