bug bounty

Poly Network Hacker Returns All Stolen Tokens, Offered Job

Hacker who stole $610m worth of digital tokens has returned it all, and has been offered a job as 'Chief…

3 months ago

Poly Network Hacker Offered $500,000 To Return Stolen Tokens

Poly Network confirms it offered 'white hat hacker' who stole $611m in digital tokens, a $500,000 bug bounty to return…

4 months ago

Google Reveals ‘New Chapter’ For Bug Bounty Program

Google's 'vulnerability reward program' has found over 11,000 bugs and paid out $29m over past ten years, but now has…

4 months ago

Coronavirus: Zoom Promises Fixes For Security Issues

Widely used video-conferencing app Zoom apologies for security flaws, and promises to improve both safety and privacy going forward

2 years ago

Researcher Releases Steam Vulnerability After Valve Ban

Researcher who clashed with Valve over Steam vulnerability, which then banned him, makes public the flaws

2 years ago

Apple Offers Up To $1m For iPhone Bug Bounty

Opens up bug bounty scheme to all researchers, and increases top financial rewards to $1m for most serious vulnerabilities

2 years ago

TalkTalk Slated For Tardy Response To Website Flaw

How long? TalkTalk failed to fix cross-site scripting error until this week, despite being informed two years ago

4 years ago

Pwn2Own 2018 Expands Targets And Raises Prize Pool To $2M

For first time at Pwn2Own, researchers will take aim at Oracle's VirtualBox, as well as the open-source Nginx web server…

4 years ago

Uber Used Bug Bounty Cash To Pay Hacker To Keep Quiet – Report

Taxi service could be back on the naughty step amid allegations it used bug bounty cash as hush money

4 years ago

Facebook Bug Allowed User To Delete Any Image

A flaw in a new polling feature could have been manipulated by a malicious user to delete images of their…

4 years ago

Facebook, Ford Foundation & GitHub Donate £229,990 To Open Source Bug Bounty Program

Internet Bug Bounty receives cash donations to expand its Internet safety program.

4 years ago

Kaspersky Lab Increases Rewards With Extended Bug Bounty Programme

Security researchers will now receive $5000 (£3,974) for discovering remote code execution bugs in Kaspersky products

5 years ago

Google Pushes Out Android Security Patch To Crush Critical Flaws

Google continues to fight new flaws found in its Android mobile operating system

5 years ago

Google Coughts Up $1m For Each Chrome And Android Bug In 2016

The search company paid out over 1,000 individual rewards in 2016

5 years ago

Bounty Hunter Earns £32,5000 Reward For Catching Facebook Bug

Facebook pays out its highest ever reward for PoC behind ImageMagick security flaw

5 years ago

Gogo Bug Bounty Program To Secure In-Flight Wi-Fi

Gogo looks to secure the skies and stay one step ahead of the hackers with "pro-active" security program

5 years ago

Nintendo Bug Bounty Programme Rewards Hackers For 3DS Vulnerabilities

Nintendo has launched a bug bounty programme, offering rewards of up to $20,000 for vulnerabilities around its 3DS family of…

5 years ago

Qualcomm Bug Bounty Offers Up To £12,000 For Snapdragon Flaws

Qualcomm is offering up to $15,000, approximately £12,000, to people who spot bugs in its modems and processors.

5 years ago

Facebook Awards $5m As Bug Bounty Scheme Turns Five

The programme has paid more than $5m to 900 researchers since 2011

5 years ago

Apple Launches £150,000 Bug Bounty Program

BLACK HAT 2016: Program will bait researchers into finding critical flaws in iCloud and secure boot firmware

5 years ago

Kaspersky Lab Creates Bug Bounty Program

Claims to be first time a security vendor has offered rewards for disclosures of vulnerabilities with its products

5 years ago

Uber Vulnerabilities Leak Rider Details And Journey History

Penetration testers brute force Uber for bug bounty programme, and also find hidden $100 free ride voucher

5 years ago

Google Dishes Out £376k In Android Bug Bounties

Top researcher pockets £52,000 as Google uses Android vulnerabilities to secure Android N

5 years ago

Pornhub Launches Bug Bounty Programme For Security Researchers

PornHub offers up to £17,300 to anyone who discovers security flaws on the site

6 years ago

Microsoft Puts A Bigger Bounty On Bugs

The company promises bigger payouts for security researchers who find authentication exploits and submit ideas to strengthen Windows' defences

6 years ago

Vendors Finding Value in Bug Bounty Programs

Bugcrowd report examines 30 months of bug bounty submissions across 166 programs, finds crowdsourced security is gaining industry-wide adoption

6 years ago

United Airlines Rewards Hackers With Million Airmiles

Two hackers awarded one million free airmiles each as part of innovative bug bounty scheme

6 years ago

United Airlines Offers Airmiles For Bug Bounty Hackers

Hack our website, but please not our aeroplanes – the invite from United Airlines to friendly hackers

7 years ago

HP Awarded $125,000 Bug Bounty By Microsoft

HP received the Microsoft Mitigation Bypass Bounty for new research that could limit the risk of use-after-free vulnerabilities

7 years ago

Facebook Doubles Bug Bounty for Advertising Code Flaws

Double payout for discovery of advertising coding flaws demonstrates advertising importance to Facebook

7 years ago