Zerodium has increased the prize bounty for zero-click remote code executions (RCEs) on Microsoft Outlook up to $400,000. However, the firm has noted that the rise may only be temporary.
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Meta has announced that it will be offering bounties for scraping bugs and scraped datasets related to its products. The latter features a unique system that does not offer monetary bounties directly.
Meta has updated its bug bounty program to better outline the rewards for finding various bugs. It also lists the Ray-Ban Stories glasses as a device that researchers can find vulnerabilities for.
Microsoft has been accused of slashing bug bounty reward money by large amounts by several security researchers. One of them said his finding was worth just 10% compared to the earlier value.
Valve has awarded a bounty of $7,500 to a person who identified a bug through which they could artificially inflate their wallets funds on Steam by changing the POST request via certain email IDs.
Google has decided to launch a new dedicated website that unifies the different VRPs and makes publishing bug reports and submissions easier. This is to celebrate 10 years of its VRP.
Microsoft has announced a new bug bounty program, this time for its Xbox network and services. Rewards go up to $20,000 depending on the severity of the issues that are discovered.
Amat Cama and Richard Zhu have emerged victorious from Pwn2Own, successfully exposing numerous security vulnerabilities, which allowed them to take home a Tesla Model 3 and $375,000 in prize money.
Apple has announced that it will compensate the family of the boy who found the FaceTime bug that was recently found and fixed. It also said it will help pay for the child's education.
A recently disclosed bug in the game distribution platform allowed users to generate activation keys for any game on the service. The bug exploited an API in the Steamworks platform.
Microsoft has announced the Identity Bounty Program, inviting security researchers to find vulnerabilities in identity services, and offering payouts ranging from $500 to $100,000.
Microsoft today announced that it will be indefinitely extending its Bug Bounty Program for Edge, which was originally slated to end on June 15. It offers up to $15,000 for finding bugs.
Russian firm Kaspersky Lab has announced phase two of its Bug Bounty Program, which increases financial rewards for bug discovery and adds Kaspersky Password Manager 8 to the line-up.
Porn peddling website YouPorn has joined forces with HackerOne to help the firm identify software vulnerabilities on its platform, with a maximum reward of $25,000 for the most serious weaknesses.
The Vine team at Twitter had a domain that allowed anybody - without authentication - to download their images for the Vine webapp. The vulnerability has since been fixed.
Chrome 51 was recently added to the stable channel with numerous bug fixes and the company has now revealed the list of vulnerabilities reported by external researchers along with the amount paid out.
Microsoft has announced that it's raising the maximum payout for its bug bounty program from $50,000 to $100,000 and it is expanding the program too; the company hopes to attract more gray hats.
Microsoft has launched a "bug bounty" program for Project Spartan. Project Spartan will be Microsoft's latest browser that will be included in Windows 10. The program will end on July 22, 2015.
Expanding their bug bounty program, Microsoft is now offering a minimum of $500 as a reward for exploits found in their online services such as Office 365, Outlook, Yammer and Lync.
Facebook has chosen to reward users for finding and reporting bugs with their website. Researchers who repeatedly report issues with the service will be paid, with payment starting at $500, with no 'ceiling' limit. However,...
In a somewhat unsurprising move, Google today upped the bounty it offers for finding critical security vulnerabilities in its popular Google Chrome web browser. The program, which was launched back in January, aims to make...