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Uber disguised breach ransom payment as a bug bounty reward
“Paying the attackers and then keeping quiet about it afterwards was not, in our view, an appropriate response to the cyber attack."
29 Nov 18
Bug bounty marketplace in sore need of standardisation – report
"With a lot of opportunities for bug bounties to go wrong, the maturity required to run a successful programme should not be underestimated."
01 Aug 18
Uber updates bug bounty terms to stop extortion and unauthorised data collection
Any helpful hacker who participates in Uber’s bug bounty program must act in good faith or face legal action.
01 May 18
GitHub boosts bug bounty program & payouts in 2017 with more to come this year
GitHub’s Security Bug Bounty program paid out more than US$166,000 in 2017 after a significant payout revamp that doubled amounts across the board.
19 Mar 18
Not-for-profit Bug Bounty project surpasses major milestone
The Open Bug Bounty project has reached 100,000 fixed vulnerabilities and is showing no signs of slowing down with changes on the horizon.
23 Feb 18