Bug Bounty

Internet Insecurity

Apple Has Started Paying Hackers for iPhone Exploits

Despite their value in the grey market, security researchers are reporting bugs as part of the Apple iOS Bug Bounty program, and some are getting rewards.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.14.18
Internet Insecurity

'Critical' T-Mobile Bug Allowed Hackers To Hijack Users' Accounts

A security researcher discovered a flaw in a T-Mobile website that let hackers log in as any customer.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.23.18
Internet Insecurity

Bug in Google's Bug Tracker Lets Researcher Access List of Company's Vulnerabilities

A series of bugs allowed hackers to snoop into one of Google’s most sensitive internal systems.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.30.17
Internet Insecurity

T-Mobile Website Allowed Hackers to Access Your Account Data With Just Your Phone Number

The bug exposed customers’ email addresses, their billing account numbers, and the phone’s IMSI numbers. T-Mobile has patched the bug.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.10.17
Internet Insecurity

DJI Is Offering Money to Security Researchers to Stop DIY Hackers From Owning Its Drones

The drone maker is offering between $100 and $30,000 to hackers who find and report vulnerabilities in the software of its unmanned aerial vehicles.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.28.17
iPhone

iPhone Bugs Are Too Valuable to Report to Apple

For now, security researchers who have been invited by Apple to submit high-value bugs through the program prefer to keep the bugs for themselves.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.6.17
bounty Hunters

You Can Now Get Paid to Hack Spyware Vendor FlexiSpy

Even though FlexiSpy has announced a bug bounty program, the company still hasn't commented on the hack itself.
Joseph Cox
4.24.17
News

Hacker Finds a Way to Break Into Any Yahoo Mail Inbox, Gets $10,000

A security researcher found a way to read user emails just by getting them to open a malicious message, without having to click on any link or open attachments.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.9.16
News

You Can Now Make $1.5 Million For Jailbreaking The iPhone

The market for iPhone hacks is booming.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.29.16
News

Pornhub Says Hack Was 'Merely a Hoax'

After an investigation, the adult video website couldn’t find any evidence of a data breach.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.16.16
News

Hacker Claims to Have Full Control of Pornhub, Offers Access For $1,000

A gray-hat hacker claims he has full control of the adult website’s server.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.15.16
porn

As Hackers Continue to Target Porn Sites, Pornhub Launches Bug Bounty Program

Maybe it's time for porn sites to take security much more seriously.
Joseph Cox
5.10.16
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