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Improve security: Microsoft launches a deworming reward program for Chromium Edge

via:cnBeta.COM     time:2019/8/26 15:09:50     readed:174


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Microsoft is switching its browser to the open source, the Chromium engine, which means that the new Edge can not only beWindowsUsers bring surprises and can also log on to platforms such as macOS.

Through the Deworming Award Program, researchers can find unique security vulnerabilities in Chromium Edge (which do not exist in the same version of Google Chrome).

Note that the project is only for Beta and Dev versions on the Windows/ macOS platform (the Canary branch is not included).

Specifically,AG container escalation and severe privilege escalation vulnerabilities are worth $30,000, while standard privilege escalation vulnerabilities are $15,000 (with high-quality vulnerability reporting required).

In addition, the reward for eliminating information disclosure vulnerabilities is divided into several categories of $10,000, $8,000 and $5,000 (depending on the quality of the report).

Microsoft recommends that researchers focus on a range of unique features of Chromium Edge, such as IE compatibility mode, PlayReady DRM (digital copyright protection), support for Microsoft accounts and Azure Active Directory (active directory), and Application Guard (application protection features).

Interested friends can download Microsoft Edge browser from Microsoft's official website(PortalOr click on the link below to learn more about the Chromium Edge pest incentive program:


The company said that the Insider Bounty Deworming Award Project for Microsoft Edge Browser based on Chromium Kernel aims to find unique vulnerabilities in the new Edge because of its direct and obvious impact on customer security.

Depending on the quality and complexity of bug reporting, the bonus varies from $10 to $30,000, but Microsoft can decide whether to award higher prizes.

In addition, for those who do not meet the above reward conditions, but have a certain contribution to vulnerability repair, the company will also give a certain degree of public recognition and reward qualifications as appropriate.

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