All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Bug Bounty’

Facebook Awards Biggest Bug Bounty Payout Yet

Back in 2011, Facebook launched its bug bounty program, in which it would pay users disclosing security bugs that have previously gone undiscovered. The company kindly reminded people that it wouldn’t sue them if they gave it a reasonable amount of time to respond to the report before making any information public. This week, the company announced that it awarded …

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Yahoo Responds To ‘T-Shirt-Gate,’ Decides To Actually Reward Security Researchers

Earlier this week, Yahoo was making some headlines for giving security researchers credit for its online corporate store as reward for finding security vulnerabilities in Yahoo products. Researchers at High-Tech Bridge put out a press release calling attention to this, when they were “awarded” $12.50 in store credit per vulnerability, amounting to enough to get a Yahoo-branded t-shirt or a …

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