Microsoft offers $20,000 bug bounties for Xbox security flaws

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When 'the kids' get bored of Fortnite, they can try hunting down security bugs, instead of other players

Microsoft extends bug bounty offerings to Xbox games console vulnerabilities

A day after Google claimed it paid $6.5 million in bug bounties in 2019 Microsoft has revealed its own bug bounty programme for the Xbox gaming platform. Bounties of up to $20,000 will be available...

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