Tag: Bug Bounty

Meet the Man Who Created a Bug Bounty Program for Dash

You may not be familiar with Jim Bursch, but you certainly know about Dash, one of the top ten cryptocurrencies (and fighting tooth and nail to remain one). With a strong community supporting it and solid plans to improve its usability and security, Dash has a bug bounty program, and Bursch is the man behind it. Q. Can you tell us a little about your background? A. In the ’90s, I was a journalist, having published a small …
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What are Bug Bounties?

Recently Google has upped their bounties in their YouTube, Blogger, and Google domains from $20,000 to $30,000 for identifying and remedying bugs in their code. This is a 50% increase, which is massive. There is also an added bonus of $1,337, which appears to only serve as homage to early hacker and “leet” culture online. The reason for the raise, Google says, is that high level security risks have become …
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Top 4 Reasons Why Bug Bounty Programs Matter

Considering the number of cyber threats continues to increase, it is not surprising to learn a lot of companies offer bug bounty programs. Ensuring one’s online platform or service is safe from harm is the top priority for any business owner. There are quite a few benefits to running these bug bounty programs, most of which are overlooked by the average consumer. 4. It Is Impossible To Develop A Bug-free …
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SingularDTV Bug Bounty Program Sees Great Community Interest

Most cryptocurrency enthusiasts will have heard of the SingularDTV project by now.The primary objective of this concept is to create a whole new form of visual content creation using the Ethereum blockchain. As any proper project should do, the team is currently running a bug bounty program with rewards to be paid out in Bitcoin. Independent Security Audits Are A Must Over the past few years, it has become crystal …
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