Archive for the ‘bug bounty’ Category

This Bug Could Allow Hackers to Delete Any Video On Facebook

January 23rd, 2017

A security researcher has discovered a critical vulnerability in Facebook that could allow attackers to delete any video of the social networking site shared by anyone on their wall.

The flaw has been discovered by security researcher Dan Melamed in June 2016, allowing him not only to remotely delete any video on Facebook shared by anyone without having any permission or authentication but

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Nintendo targets 3DS vulnerabilities in new bug bounty

December 7th, 2016

Bug bounty program focuses on hardware exploits

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Army Bug Bounty Building New Relationships with Hackers

November 14th, 2016

The government announced its second bug bounty program called Hack the Army, which will concentrate on finding bugs in recruiting websites and databases.

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Yelp Launches Public Bug Bounty

September 6th, 2016

Yelp today announced a public bug bounty, which will pay up to $15,000 for critical vulnerabilities found on its mobile and desktop sites, public API and other areas of its infrastructure.

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Teen hacker flies to Black Hat on his one million free airmiles

August 10th, 2016

The biggest payout from United Airlines for his 20+ bugs was a 250,000 mile reward for an undisclosed flaw.

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Kaspersky Lab Launches Bug Bounty Program

August 2nd, 2016

Kaspersky Lab today at Black Hat USA 2016 announced the launch of a public bug bounty, one of the few offered by a software vendor in the computer security industry.

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Uber under attack – how penetration testers turn bugs into breaches

June 24th, 2016

Portuguese researchers describe the pen-testing journey that led to Uber bug bounties – a good result for everyone.

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Meet the 18-Year-Old Who Hacked the Pentagon

June 21st, 2016

The Department of Defense last week released the results of the first Hack the Pentagon bounty program and 18-year-old David Dworken was among those who participated.

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Hack the Pentagon: Hackers find over 100 Bugs in U.S. Defense Systems

June 14th, 2016

The “Hack the Pentagon” bug bounty program by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) has been successful with more than 100 vulnerabilities uncovered by white hat hackers in Pentagon infrastructure.

In March, the Defense Department launched what it calls “the first cyber Bug Bounty Program in the history of the federal government,” inviting hackers to take up the challenge of

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