January 2019 Hall of Fame

Bugcrowd is excited to announce our January 2019 Hall of Fame winners. Starting in 2019, we will only be paying 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for the P1 P2 Paid Program Leaderboard, which was announced in the 2019 Researcher Incentive Programs blog post. The P1 P2 P3 P4 leaderboard will continue to be available and visible

By Winner's Circle
Researcher Spotlight: Ambassador Alyssa Herrera

This week we’re putting the Spotlight on Alyssa, a Bugcrowd Ambassador. Feel free to follow Alyssa on Twitter @Alyssa_Herrera_ Alyssa first got started hacking through gaming. In middle school, she was frustrated that the school systems would monitor and track students’ online activity. She Googled how to bypass them and found that you could use

By Researcher Spotlight
5 Ways to ‘Outhack them all’ in Leadership

We say “Outhack them all” a lot here at Bugcrowd. It’s part of our ethos – our way of thinking and being. Hacking is all about thinking differently to achieve greatness — it’s something I find incredibly inspiring. Recently, I read It’s Your Ship, a phenomenal autobiography written by Captain Michael Abrashoff, the former commander

By Thought Leadership
How Governments are Running Effective Bug Bounty Programs

If you’re reading this article, statistically speaking your organization might be getting hacked. In the private sector, the Equifax hack and Intel’s processor vulnerabilities took the mainstream media by storm. And over the past year, data breaches of U.S. government networks, once novel, have become pervasive. Take it from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) or the IRS – no one is safe

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Zilliqa Launches Public Bug Bounty Program

(This guest post was authored by Han Wen Chua, Zilliqa.) Zilliqa is the first public blockchain that has successfully implemented a sharded smart contract architecture. The trustless connections formed on Zilliqa’s blockchain are creating new ways of interacting and trading with each other, and we’ve only just begun unfolding its possibilities. Built with scalability in

By Guest BlogsProgram Launches
Researcher Spotlight: Ambassador Dinesh V.

This week we’re putting the spotlight on Dinesh, one of our newest Bugcrowd Ambassadors. Meryl Streep once said, “I have a theory that movies operate on the level of dreams, where you dream yourself.” Dinesh started dreaming about becoming a hacker while watching action hacking movies as a kid. By the time he was 17

By Researcher Spotlight
2019 Researcher Incentive Programs

We are excited to announce brand new incentive programs to recognize and reward our researcher community – along with some tweaks to existing programs! This year we want to focus on challenging you to achieve new levels of success, and to highlight and celebrate your achievements throughout the upcoming year. Let’s check out the new

By Researcher Resources
Get involved with SEEK’s $10K Bug Bounty Program

This blog first appeared on SEEK’s blog, and is authored by Julian Berton, SEEK security engineer. Cyber criminals from around the world are continuously finding new and i̶n̶t̶e̶r̶e̶s̶t̶i̶n̶g̶ terrifying ways of breaking into websites that we rely on every day — stealing our personal information that is typically made public for the world to see!

By Guest BlogsProgram Launches
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