Apple opens public bug bounty program, publishes official rules

Apple has formally opened its bug bounty program today to all security researchers, after announcing the move earlier this year in August at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas. Until today, Apple ran an invitation-based bug bounty program for selected Read More …

White Hat Hackers Get the Chance to Break Industrial Control System Security in PWN2OWN 2020

From enterprise applications and web browsers to mobile and IoT devices, hacking competition Pwn2Own has added another focus: industrial control system (ICS) and its associated protocols. Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative (ZDI), the bug bounty program behind Pwn2Own, has long been Read More …

Google Project Zero: ‘Here’s the secret to flagging up bugs before hackers find them’

Samsung’s utterly confusing vulnerability reporting website has prompted one of Google’s top security researchers to explain how companies should help researchers report bugs and eliminate hackable flaws in products quickly. Google’s Project Zero bug hunter, Natalie Silvanovich, who Microsoft has recognized as Read More …