Security bug bounty programs are a nice little earner for hackers

Some security-conscious organizations award hackers up to $900,000 a year, according to what’s touted as the biggest bug bounty industry report to date. The study – commissioned by HackerOne, a bug bounty and vulnerability disclosure platform provider – examined 800 hacker-powered programs and 50,000 resolved security vulnerabilities, from organizations including GitHub, General Motors, Intel, Lufthansa, Nintendo, Uber, the US Department of Defense and more.

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