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Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure

Congratulations to the MSRC 2021 Most Valuable Security Researchers!

Wednesday, August 04, 2021

The MSRC Researcher Recognition Program offers public thanks and acknowledgement to the researchers who help protect customers through discovering and sharing security vulnerabilities under Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure. Today, we are excited to recognize this year’s Most Valuable Security Researchers (MVRs) based on the impact, accuracy,

MSRC Security Researcher Recognition: 2021

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Wondering how to get into the 2021 MSRC Most Valuable Security Researcher list and get recognized during the Black Hat USA this August? Read on to learn more about the different paths you can take to get into the top researcher tiers. The MSRC Most Valuable Security Researcher (MVR) and MSRC Contributor are tiers in the Researcher Recognition Program which annually recognize researchers for impactful contributions, considering report impact, accuracy and volume.

Top MSRC 2020 Q4 Security Researchers – Congratulations!

Thursday, January 14, 2021

We’re excited to announce the top contributing researchers for the 2020 Fourth Quarter (Q4)! Congratulations to all of the researchers who made this quarter’s leaderboard and a huge thank you to everyone who continues to help secure our customers and the ecosystem. The top three researchers of the 2020 Q4 Security Researcher Leaderboard are: Cameron Vincent (2065 points) , Yuki Chen (1535 points) , and Suresh C (862 points).

What to Expect When Reporting Vulnerabilities to Microsoft

Monday, September 21, 2020

At the Microsoft Security Response Center’s (MSRC), our primary mission is to help protect our customers. One of the ways we do this is by working with security researchers to discover security vulnerabilities in our services and products, and then making sure those that pose a threat to customers get fixed.

Congratulations to the MSRC’s 2020 Most Valuable Security Researchers

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Today we announce our Most Valuable Security Researchers for 2020! The MSRC Researcher Recognition program is an integral aspect of recognizing the ongoing partnerships with our community of talented security researchers who report through Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure (CVD). These recognitions run throughout specific periods of the year and provide regular

Top MSRC 2020 Q2 Security Researchers Announced – Congratulations!

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

We are excited to announce the top contributing researchers for the 2020 Second Quarter (Q2)! Congratulations to all the researchers who continue to rock the leaderboard, and a big thank you to everyone for your contribution to securing our customers and the ecosystem. The top three researchers of the 2020

Congratulating Our Top 2020 Q1 Security Researchers!

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Following the second Security Researcher Quarterly Leaderboard and the 2020 MSRC Most Valuable Security Researchers criteria we published in February 2020, we are excited to announce the 2020 First Quarter (Q1) Security Researcher Leaderboard, listing our top contributing researchers for the last quarter. The top three researchers of the last quarter are: Zhiniang Peng (2870 points), Yuki Chen (1550 points), and Ashar Javed (1520 points).