Thursday 6 August 2015

Microsoft Announced To Increase the Bug Bounty Rewards Upto $100,000

Microsoft Announced To Increase the Bug bounty Rewards Up-to $100,000.

Good news for Bug Hunters!

On Wednesday, Microsoft Announced To Increase the Bug bounty Rewards at BlackHat USA conference 2015. Microsoft also running a contest at Black Hat in Las Vegas, 5-6 August 2015.

Raising the Bounty for Defense from $50,000 USD to $100,000 USD
  • Brings defense up on par with offense
  • Rewards the novel defender equally for their research
This continued evolution includes a new approach to the Online Services Bug Bounty Program:

Authentication vulnerabilities will receive double bounty payouts
  • Microsoft Account (MSA) and Azure Active Directory (AAD) vulnerabilities
  • Bonus period will run from August 5, 2015 - October 5, 2015
  • All payouts during this period will receive twice the normal payout (that means we will pay $30,000 USD for a great Authentication vulnerability!)
MSA contest at Black Hat
  • Come show us your 1337 skills and win an Xbox One, Surface 3, or one year of full MSDN access.
  • Come visit us at the Microsoft Networking Lounge, August 5-6, in Mandalay Bay to review full rules and to participate.
  • RemoteApp lets users run Windows apps hosted in Azure anywhere, and on a variety of devices.
  • RemoteApp is being added as a new property of the Online Services Bug Bounty Program and all of the regular terms and payout rules apply.

Few days ago Microsoft Fixed Windows 10 Bugs After Official Released

Source: Microsoft 


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