Bugcrowd breaks its weekly bounty payout record

News by Doug Olenick

Bugcrowd's weekly bounty for white-hat hackers crosses £391,000

For the first time in Bugcrowd’s seven-year history it paid out more than US$500,000 (£391,000) in bounty fees to its white hats in a one-week period.

For all of October more than 550 white-hat hacker working with Bugcrowd earned US$1.6 million (£1.25 million) with the top recipient taking home US$40,000 (£31,300).

"As those on the Bugcrowd platform know, and often look forward to, we pay out for valid findings on a weekly basis. We’re extremely excited to announce that we’ve hit a milestone: last week, we paid out over a half million dollars, straight to our hackers’ pockets," said Bugcrowd’s David Baker.

The original version of this article was published on SC Media US.

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