Bug hunting: the rise of the ethical hacker in search of big bounties

As HackerOne reaches the milestone of $100m paid out in bug bounties, EGR Intel delves into the potentially lucrative world of ethical hacking and hears how Kindred Group and Sky Bet use their bug bounty programmes to pinpoint and repair vulnerabilities 

Just before last Christmas, Apple opened its bug bounty programme to all security researchers – or ethical/white hat hackers – with rewards totalling an eye-popping $1m for those able to uncover major vulnerabilities in its operating systems, including iOS, macOS and watchOS. The Cupertino, California-based tech titan revealed that bypassing a device’s lock screen could…

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