Fb reveals Bug Bounty numbers, has awarded over $1 million in reward
Fb needs you to know it is taking safety critically — sufficient for Zuckerberg and Co. to pay out over $1 million in reward inside two years for its Bug Bounty program. In accordance with a current weblog publish, it is awarded a complete of 329 digital bounty hunters at the least $500 for locating and reporting safety points to the social community. The members got here from all walks of life throughout the globe (the youngest being a thirteen-yr-previous), and probably the most resourceful ones have already made greater than 100 grand every. Fb is not alone in exchanging huge cash for bug reviews — Microsoft, for one, is providing as much as $one hundred,000 to anybody who discovers safety exploits on the preview model of Home windows eight.1. Regardless of Fb’s success, nevertheless, over 6 million accounts have been nonetheless uncovered in June… proving that relating to safety, tech corporations can by no means sit on their palms.