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 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 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 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 …

Twitter paid out $322,420 in bug bounties

Researchers have proven that bug bounties are a cheaper way for discovering vulnerabilities than hiring full-time bug hunters would be and, in the last few years, many …

Hack Chromebook in guest mode, get $100,000

Google has once again upped the ante for bug hunters concentrating on Chrome, and is now offering $100,000 to anyone capable of achieving a compromise of a Chromebook or …