bug bounties

Apple

Google Hacker Asks Tim Cook to Donate $2.45 Million In Unpaid iPhone Bug Bounties

A Google security researcher says that he's found 30 vulnerabilities in iOS that have made Apple's software more secure—and he wants the company to pay up.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.9.18
Opinion

We Need Bug Bounties for Bad Algorithms

In the age of algorithmic decision-making, we need to incentivize algorithmic auditors to become our new immune system.
Amit Elazari Bar On
5.3.18
Follow The Money

Nintendo Hackers Told Us $20,000 Bug Bounties Aren't Going to Stop Piracy

Nintendo is offering up to $20,000 to white hat hackers who report critical vulnerabilities that could be used to hack its new Switch console.
Kevin Wong
4.13.17
Apple

Zero-Day Hunters Will Pay Over Twice as Much as Apple’s New Bug Bounty Programme

Exodus Intelligence’s new programme offers a potential payout of half a million dollars for Apple vulnerabilities.
Joseph Cox
8.10.16
Hacking

Hacker Finds Bug to Edit or Delete Any Medium Post

Allan Jay Dumanhug claimed a bug bounty for the vulnerability.
Joseph Cox
7.11.16
security

The Tor Project Is Starting a Bug Bounty Program

White hat hackers who discover vulnerabilities in Tor applications could get paid for their work.
Joseph Cox
12.29.15
security

Bug Bounty Hunter Accuses United Airlines of Slacking on Security Patch

Six months seems excessive for a major vulnerability, no?
Michael Byrne
11.24.15
Noisey Blog

Oracle's Cybersecurity Czar: We Can Find Our Own Bugs, Thanks

Reverse engineering is a "sin," and bug bounties are useless, according to Oracle's cybsersecurity chief.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.11.15
Hacking

Controversial Zero-Day Exploits Seller Launches New 'Premium' Bug Bounty Program

A noted seller of exploits has launched a mysterious new program to allow bug hunters to sell for a high price.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.24.15