bug bounties

Microsoft offers rewards for Windows bugs

Microsoft is asking researchers to look for bugs inside the latest Windows 10 version (Insider Preview slow ring). Remote code execution bugs can net finders up to $15,000, …

Bug

Crowdsourced security testing and bug bounties

In the past few years, the bug bounty economy has been growing steadily, with more organizations getting on board every day. In this podcast, Ilia Kolochenko, CEO at High-Tech …

WordPress

WordPress announces bug bounty program

WordPress Foundation is the latest organization to publicly announce a bug bounty program set up on the HackerOne platform. What’s in scope of the WordPress bug bounty …

Money

Google, Microsoft increase bug bounties

Bug hunters, rejoice: both Google and Microsoft have announced a considerable increase of the amount they will pay out for information about bugs in their products. Google ups …

Nintendo

Nintendo offers up to $20,000 for bug info

Video game giant Nintendo has set up a bug bounty program through HackerOne’s platform, and is asking researchers to find and flag vulnerabilities in the Nintendo 3DS …

Yelp

Yelp makes its bug bounty program public

After two years of keeping their bug bounty program private and relatively secret, Yelp is opening it up and has invited bug hunters to probe its sites, apps, and …

Apple

Apple finally announces bug bounty program

Apple is finally going to monetarily reward security researchers for spotting and responsibly disclosing bugs in the company’s products. The announcement that a bug …