With the recent launch of the Bugcrowd Ambassador program, we will share stories from our global hacker community. This week we’re putting the Spotlight on Phillip Wylie, a Bugcrowd Ambassador in Texas, USA. Follow Phillip on Twitter @PhillipWylie Phillip has a great passion for teaching and mentoring others, leading him to his latest effort: The
Over the past six years, the bug bounty industry has exploded in size and changed a lot. As our community grows and expands to include more hackers and more organizations, new issues arise that present new challenges. At Bugcrowd we’ve also learned that with that growth, the importance of transparency has also increased. Our goal
The rolling hills of Kentucky made a beautiful backdrop for a two-day Car Hacking Bug Bash following DerbyCon earlier this month. This exclusive event pulled in the world’s top car hackers to search for vulnerabilities in cars that might sit in your garage today. These security researchers worked with our customer to find a number
At Bugcrowd, we take great pride in the diversity of our community. We’re excited by the opportunity that we have every day to work with researchers of all backgrounds, interests, and skills. Today, we’re excited to launch our latest effort in this area: Bugcrowd University. Bugcrowd University is free. open-source, educational content and training available to
Hi everyone! Bugcrowd is very excited to announce LevelUp 0x02, the free, online bug bounty hunter conference! On May 26, 2018, we will host the all-day conference featuring presentations from bug bounty hunters and penetration testers, sharing best practices, strategies, and research to help level-up their fellow bug hunters. Just like last year, our goal
At the end of 2017 we asked our researcher community what changes they predicted for the bug bounty space in the year to come. The response was overwhelmingly the same: more companies adopting bug bounties across company size and industry vertical. One researcher wrote that 2018 would be “similar to this year (2017), more companies
Last year, we launched the Inside the Mind of a Hacker report, sharing insights into the distinct profiles and stories, gathered from the Bugcrowd researcher community. Today we’re launching our second iteration on this, Inside the Mind of a Hacker 2.0, diving deeper into the collective power and intelligence the bug bounty community brings to
The following is a guest blog post from Mert & Evren, two talented researchers from Turkey. IDOR vulnerabilities are of the higher impact and higher paying vulnerabilities for web bug bounties. This article explores what IDORs are and how to find them.
In the past year we’ve seen the Bugcrowd community more than double to more than 60,000 researchers, up from 26,782 at the beginning of 2016. With this growth comes the increasing responsibility to educate and foster the professional growth that our researchers seek every day.