US Department of Defense expands its bug hunting programme to networks, IoT and more

The US Department of Defense (DOD) has significantly expanded its bug bounty program to all publicly accessible information systems, including not just websites but also networks, frequency-based communication, Internet of Things, and industrial control systems.

The DoD bug bounty, which is overseen by the DoD’s Cyber Crime Center (DC3), is now much broader than the “Hack the Pentagon” pilot kicked off in 2016 with partner HackerOne. Hackers were restricted to probing DoD’s public-facing websites and applications.

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Source: ZDNet