Bug Bounty Platform HackerOne Has Paid Over $300 Million to Ethical Hackers
HackerOne, the world’s leading bug bounty platform, has announced that it has paid out over $300 million in bug bounties to ethical hackers since its inception in 2012.
This milestone is a testament to the power of bug bounty programs to help organizations improve their security posture by incentivizing ethical hackers to find and report vulnerabilities.
HackerOne’s bug bounty programs connect organizations with a community of over 1.5 million ethical hackers who are constantly scanning their systems for vulnerabilities. When an ethical hacker finds a vulnerability, they report it to HackerOne, who then works with the organization to verify and fix the vulnerability.
The ethical hacker is then rewarded with a bounty, which can range from a few dollars to hundreds of thousands of dollars, depending on the severity of the vulnerability.
The $300 million in bug bounties that HackerOne has paid out has helped organizations fix millions of vulnerabilities. This has made the internet a safer place for everyone.