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.