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$10 million bug bounty fund for projects building on Binance Smart Chain
Tue, 27th Jul 2021
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blockchain
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bug bounty
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ethical hacking
Binance Smart Chain has launched Priority ONE, a $10 million bug bounty fund for projects building on top of BSC. 
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HackerOne hits $100M milestone with bug bounties
Thu, 28th May 2020
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cybersecurity
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hackers
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“We have arrived at the point in history where you are ignorant and negligent if you do not have a way to receive useful input from ethical hackers."
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OPPO partners with bug bounty company HackerOne
Tue, 21st Jan 2020
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smartphones
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endpoint protection
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technology gifts
With over 320 million monthly active users of OPPO’s ColorOS, and a rapidly expanding online presence, cybersecurity is top of mind for the mobile phone manufacturer.
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Kaspersky to store data of US and Canada customers in Switzerland
Mon, 18th Nov 2019
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kaspersky
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dc
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The company will also open its first Transparency Center in Latin America in Sao Paulo in January 2020.
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Japan’s LINE launches public bug bounty program with HackerOne
Mon, 18th Nov 2019
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bug bounty
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hackerone
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line
One of the biggest messenger apps in the world invites hackers to proactively report security vulnerabilities to enhance cybersecurity.
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Interview: Uber's CISO reveals lessons learned from breaches
Mon, 8th Apr 2019
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cybersecurity
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breach prevention
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uber
Uber’s chief information security officer John ‘Four’ Flynn has a career history that many technologists could only dream of.
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GitHub's Bug Bounty program gets bigger
Mon, 4th Mar 2019
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app development
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web development
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security vulnerabilities
GitHub’s Bug Bounty program is now five years old and to mark the occasion it has revamped the program’s scope, rewards, and new legal rules.
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Swiss Post asks public to hack its e-voting system
Mon, 18th Feb 2019
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online voting
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security vulnerabilities
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bug bounty
Switzerland’s postal service Swiss Post is inviting keen-eyed security experts and white hats to hack its e-voting system.
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Skyscanner opens up bug bounty for interested hackers
Thu, 31st Jan 2019
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cybersecurity
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cybercrime
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skyscanner
If you can find a bug in Skyscanner then the company will pay up to US$2,000 per vulnerability.
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Uber disguised breach ransom payment as a bug bounty reward
Thu, 29th Nov 2018
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malware
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ransomware
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endpoint protection
“Paying the attackers and then keeping quiet about it afterwards was not, in our view, an appropriate response to the cyber attack."
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Bug bounty marketplace in sore need of standardisation – report
Wed, 1st Aug 2018
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report
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bug bounty
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crest
"With a lot of opportunities for bug bounties to go wrong, the maturity required to run a successful programme should not be underestimated."
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Uber updates bug bounty terms to stop extortion and unauthorised data collection
Tue, 1st May 2018
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uber
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hackerone
Any helpful hacker who participates in Uber’s bug bounty program must act in good faith or face legal action.
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GitHub boosts bug bounty program & payouts in 2017 with more to come this year
Mon, 19th Mar 2018
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app development
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web development
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security vulnerabilities
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.
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Not-for-profit Bug Bounty project surpasses major milestone
Fri, 23rd Feb 2018
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malware
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devsecops
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high-tech bridge
​The Open Bug Bounty project has reached 100,000 fixed vulnerabilities and is showing no signs of slowing down with changes on the horizon.
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