February 27, 2020

Tag: HackerOne

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. […]

HackerOne Reveals Results of ‘Top 10 Security Vulnerabilities’ Report

​Media Release: HackerOne’s white hat hackers continue to collect millions of dollars in bug bounty rewards, now at US$54 million — and growing (SDN) — ON June 13, HackerOne made public what it described as a “never before seen research” naming cyberworld’s top 10 most impactful security vulnerabilities. HackerOne collected the vulnerabilities through its programs […]

HackerOne Creates Policy Builder to Build Security in Minutes

​Media Release: By Jobert Abma, Co-Founder, HackerOne IN today’s world, the majority of security vulnerabilities are introduced by software engineers. To build the most secure code, we must acknowledge the reality that vulnerabilities are still inevitable. They slip through your architecture design, code review, a CI/CD pipeline filled with automated detection, and penetration testing and […]

Singapore gov’t enhances cybersecurity defenses with 2nd HackerOne bug bounty program

SINGAPORE — HackerOne, the leading hacker-powered security platform, Singapore’s Government Technology Agency (GovTech) and Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) on March 5 announced the successful conclusion of the latest Government Bug Bounty Program (GBBP), part of the Singapore Government’s ongoing initiative to build a secure and resilient Smart Nation. During the three-week hacking challenge, […]

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 […]

Hackers grab US$19-M bounties for exposing more than 100,000 valid vulnerabilities

WHITE Hat Hackers, also called “ethical hackers,” are earning millions of dollars as bounties for exposing vulnerabilities. The bounty program is an initiative of HackerOne, the leading hacker-powered security platform. In an email that reached SDN — Science and Digital News, HackerOne CEO Marten Mickos revealed that many hackers have already earned US$19 million bounty rewards […]