Archive for the ‘Bug Bounty Program’ Category
After the discovery of a critical vulnerability that could have allowed hackers to view private Yahoo Mail images, Yahoo retired the image-processing library ImageMagick.
ImageMagick is an open-source image processing library that lets users resize, scale, crop, watermarking and tweak images. The tool is supported by PHP, Python, Ruby, Perl, C++, and many other programming languages.
With the growing number of data breaches and cyber attacks, a significant number of companies and organizations have started Bug Bounty programs for encouraging hackers and bug hunters to find and responsibly report vulnerabilities in their services and get rewarded.
Now, following the success of the “Hack the Pentagon” and “Hack the Army” initiatives, the United States Department of Defense
GitHub awarded $18,000 to a researcher after he came across a remote code execution bug in the company’s enterprise management console.
Intel and Microsoft announced bug bounties, paying $30,000 and $15,000 respectively for critical vulnerabilities.
It might be the easiest bug bounty program ever.
Netgear launched on Thursday a bug bounty program to offer up to $15,000 in rewards to hackers who will find security flaws in its products.
Since criminals have taken aim at a rapidly growing threat surface created by millions of new Internet of things (IoT) devices, it has become crucial to protect routers that contain the keys to the
Posted in Bug Bounty Program, hacking news, hacking router, hacking wireless router, Internet of things, IoT security, NETGEAR, netgear wireless router, Router hacking, secure smart devices, Vulnerability | Comments (0)
Two computer hackers have earned more than 1 Million frequent-flyer miles each from United Airlines for finding and reporting multiple security vulnerabilities in the Airline’s website.
Olivier Beg, a 19-year-old security researcher from the Netherlands, has earned 1 Million air miles from United Airlines for finding around 20 security vulnerabilities in the software systems of the airline.
So finally, Apple will pay you for your efforts of finding bugs in its products.
While major technology companies, including Microsoft, Facebook and Google, have launched bug bounty programs over last few years to reward researchers and hackers who report vulnerabilities in their products, Apple remained a holdout.
But, not now.
On Thursday, Apple announced at the Black Hat security
Cyber attacks get bigger, smarter, more damaging.
P*rnHub launched its bug bounty program two months ago to encourage hackers and bug bounty hunters to find and responsibly report flaws in its services and get rewarded.
Now, it turns out that the world’s most popular p*rn*graphy site has paid its first bounty payout. But how much?
<!– adsense –>
Yes, P*rnHub has paid $20,000
Results are in from the US Defense Department’s pilot “Hack the Pentagon” bug bounty initiative.