Digital Trends: Meet The Bug Bounty Hunters Making Cash By Finding Flaws Before Bad Guys

Digital Trends: Meet The Bug Bounty Hunters Making Cash By Finding Flaws Before Bad Guys. “Many security researchers make a living with security companies, but not everyone likes the rigidity of a corporate environment. Some work on a freelance basis. Like vigilante outlaws, they dig up bugs and exploits in some of the world’s most popular platforms, hoping to gain a reward for their efforts. Offering a bug bounty is one of the best ways for software companies to find problems with their applications and services before they can be exploited. Offering a reward means those who find a flaw may opt to cash in, instead of selling it to those who would use it for nefarious purposes.”

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