Each year, we take the names of our qualifying MVP Researchers, and craft a one-of-a-kind design, incorporating their names into the design itself. These Researchers maintained a minimum average submission acceptance rate of 80% and an average submission priority between 1.0 and 2.99 on all submissions between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018, had a
With only a couple of months left to go before we unveil our custom 2018 MVP DEFCON swag, we’re taking this opportunity to celebrate the researchers who have qualified for MVP status since our first blog in January! These Researchers have maintained an average submission acceptance rate of at least 80%, an average submission priority
In the course of doing data validation in the final quarter of 2017, Bugcrowd engineers identified areas where submission data was not correctly updating. Because we value transparency, we have outlined the resolved changes below: Duplicates no longer occasionally ignore inheriting data changes from the original submission when the change was made after the second
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
Bugcrowd is pleased to recognize our November 2017 Hall of Fame winners! Congratulations to todayisnew for taking first place! Next comes mongo, taking second place, and then one of our private users rounding out our top three in third place. To thank our top performers, Bugcrowd is pleased to award bonuses to our top three researchers for the month of
Bugcrowd is pleased to recognize our September 2017 Hall of Fame winners!
In celebration of its upcoming one year anniversary, we are thrilled to formally announce the Bugcrowd Researcher Council. Begun as a pilot program in November of 2016, Bugcrowd’s Researcher Success Team identified 5 Researchers to invite to a special kind of pilot feedback program; since then, the program has grown 200% and the Council members
For the last two quarters, we’ve challenged our crowd to report vulnerabilities against the toughest targets our programs have to offer–thick client applications. Bounties that fall into this category include Avira (client software), AVG Technologies (client-side application), OWASP ZAP (desktop application) and several private programs. Learn more about the promotion here.
Each quarter we challenge our crowd to submit bugs against some of our most difficult programs to be entered to win a cash bonus. This quarter, we’ve encouraged our crowd to submit bugs against thick client applications and have seen fantastic engagement; we saw an awesome 200% increase in valid submissions in February.