2017 was a fantastic year of growth for our researcher community and program owners alike, with 32% more submissions rewarded, a 25% increase to the average reward and 61% more total rewarded submissions! In 2017, 145 Researchers qualified into MVP status, and earned close to 44% of our 2017 total payouts, with a rewarded submission total
2016 was a big year for our researcher community, which nearly doubled in size to provide our customers access to an even bigger pool of the best hackers in the world. We also saw a 287% increase in researcher payouts and a 66% increase in average size of payouts.
We recently chatted with Thanh “yeuchimse” Nguyen because of his success in Twilio’s bounty program. Thanh is ranked 132nd on Bugcrowd’s all time Hall of Fame, with a 100% bug acceptance rate and an average priority rating of 2.95 over 43 bugs. Follow Thanh on Twitter: @yeuchimse
We recently got to know Vishnu Vardhan Reddy who is ranked 19th on Bugcrowd’s all time Hall of Fame, and recently won our Buggy Award for most activity in Kudos only programs. Vishnu joined the Bugcrowd community in March 2015, and in that time has racked up an astounding 1435 Kudos points. Follow Vishnu on
Putsi is #38 on the community leaderboard, with a 97.14% acceptance rate and an average bug priority of 3. Putsi just recently entered the top 40 on Bugcrowd and has had success with many private and public bounty programs on the platform. Read below for our interview with Putsi and make sure to follow @Putsi on Twitter.
Nikaiw is #58 on the community leaderboard, with a 96.88% acceptance rate and an average bug priority of 2.37. Nikaiw has been on Bugcrowd for less than 6 months and in that time he’s found 31 valid vulnerabilities, with 10 of those being P1’s. Read below for our interview with Nikaiw and make sure to
Fuzzybear is #43 on the community leaderboard, with a 100% acceptance rate and an average bug priority of 2.55. In the short time he’s been on Bugcrowd and in bug bounties he has done quite well, successfully finding 65 bugs on Bugcrowd bug bounties, most of which was through private bug bounty programs. He also has
This week’s Researcher Spotlight is on Mico! Mico ranks #5 on Bugcrowd’s leaderboard with over 1926 kudos points, 266 bugs found, a 91% acceptance rate and an average bug priority of 2.92. In a relatively short period of time we’ve seen Mico climb his way up the charts. Mico can be found on Bugcrowd and
Nicodemo Gawronski, @Nijagaw has been hacking on Bugcrowd bounty programs since mid-2014 and is also a Penetration Tester at Sec-1 in the UK. He is ranked 8th on Bugcrowd’s all time leaderboard and was nominated in the 2015 Bugcrowd Buggy Awards for Most Valuable Hacker which awarded the researchers with overall high activity, low noise,