Since the launch of its bug bounty program in 2014, the file-hosting company Dropbox has paid out $1 million to date for vulnerabilities reported by researchers.
“Our bug bounty program recently passed a significant milestone. Since launching our program in 2014 and tripling our bounties in 2017, we’ve given more than $1,000,000 to bug bounty participants for valid findings submitted to our program.” reads the post published by
Currently, the bug bounty program covers the company’s websites, the Paper collaborative workspace service, and both desktop and mobile applications.
The researchers that report vulnerabilities in
“Dropbox and HackerOne invited 45 hackers from 11
The company highlights the importance of a bug bounty p
“To those outside of the security community, it may seem counterintuitive that you can make your platform safer by encouraging security researchers to attack you, but that’s exactly the value that these programs deliver,” concluded Dropbox, “This process of discovering and
(SecurityAffairs – bug bounty, hacking)
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