November 18, 2019

Tag: Bug Bounty

Don’t Believe These 4 Bug Bounty Myths

Editor’s Note: Views in this commentary are solely the author’s. By Laurie Mercer, Security Engineering Lead at HackerOne Myth #1: Bug Bounty Programs Have to Be Public Public bug bounty programs are a way to publicly demonstrate how secure your products are. “If you don’t think our service is secure, we invite you to find […]

What Every Security Leaders Need to Know about Bug Bounties: When and How

Media Release: By Miju Han, Director of Product Management at HackerOne BUG bounties take advantage of the large hacker community to find vulnerabilities you don’t have the resources to find yourself. Hackers submit bugs they find and are rewarded by you based on the severity and impact of the bug. Bug bounties bring many benefits. […]

Argentinian teen hacker world’s first US$1-Million bug bounty earner on HackerOne

ASIA/SINGAPORE, March 4, 2019 — HackerOne, the leading hacker-powered security platform, announced today that bug bounty hacker @try_to_hack is the first to surpass US$1 million in bounty awards for helping companies become more secure. A bug bounty is an award given to a hacker who reports a valid security weakness to an organization. Santiago Lopez […]

HackerOne Report: ‘White Hat’ hacker community grows 100%

ASIA/SINGAPORE, March 4, 2019 – HackerOne, the leading hacker-powered security platform, today announced findings from the 2019 Hacker Report, which reveals the hacker community has doubled year over year and has earned US$19 million in bounties, nearly matching the total bounties paid to hackers in the previous six years combined. The annual report is a […]