Category: BUG BOUNTY

CISA Pushing U.S. Agencies to Adopt Vulnerability Disclosure Policies
Black Hat 2019, BUG BOUNTY

CISA Pushing U.S. Agencies to Adopt Vulnerability Disclosure Policies

A newly proposed CISA directive would require all U.S. agencies to develop and implement vulnerability disclosure processes for their internet connected systems. . CISA Pushing ... Read More

Hackers who tried extorting Uber, Lynda plead guilty
BUG BOUNTY, CyberScoop

Hackers who tried extorting Uber, Lynda plead guilty

(Getty)government Written by Jeff Stone Oct 30, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP Two men pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges related to hacking Uber and LinkedIn subsidiary ... Read More

ThreatList: Most Retail Hardware Bug Bounty Flaws Are Critical
Black Hat 2019, BUG BOUNTY

ThreatList: Most Retail Hardware Bug Bounty Flaws Are Critical

Overall, across all retail programs, more than 18 percent of all bug bounty submissions are critical in severity, a new Bugcrowd report found. . ThreatList: ... Read More

Microsoft Tackles Election Security with Bug Bounties
Black Hat 2019, BUG BOUNTY

Microsoft Tackles Election Security with Bug Bounties

Researchers can earn up to $15,000, depending on the severity of the bug found. . Microsoft Tackles Election Security with Bug Bounties ThreatpostSource link Read More

Microsoft unveils bug bounty program for election software
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Microsoft unveils bug bounty program for election software

The Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. (REUTERS / Mike Blake) technology Written by Sean Lyngaas Oct 18, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP Microsoft on Friday said it ... Read More

Facebook bug bounty now allows scrutiny of third-party apps
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Facebook bug bounty now allows scrutiny of third-party apps

All these days, white hat hackers working for Facebook’s Bug Bounty Program were seen passively observing the vulnerabilities of third-party apps. But now, the social ... Read More

Cyber Command’s bug bounty program uncovers more than 30 vulnerabilities
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Cyber Command’s bug bounty program uncovers more than 30 vulnerabilities

(chucka_nc / flickr )government Written by Shannon Vavra Oct 14, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP Ethical hackers have found nine “high severity” vulnerabilities and one “critical” vulnerability ... Read More

California's new labor law is going to impact bug bounty companies. By how much is unknown.
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California's new labor law is going to impact bug bounty companies. By how much is unknown.

(Flickr user Håkan Dahlström)government Written by Jeff Stone Sep 26, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP While much of the attention around California’s recently passed Assembly Bill 5 ... Read More

Apple's $1 million bug bounty makes a lot more sense after that iOS hacking spree
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Apple's $1 million bug bounty makes a lot more sense after that iOS hacking spree

Experts are divided over whether Apple’s $1 million bounty will actually convince researchers to report the issues to Apple, rather than a zero-day broker or ... Read More