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WordPress Launches Bug Bounty Program via HackerOne
16 May 2017, 9:41 pm

WordPress has joined the HackerOne platform, asking white hats to start digging through its code searching for vulnerabilities. 

Over the years, WordPress has grown into the most used blogging platform in the world. It powers over 28% of the top ten million sites in the world, which means it's that much more important for the company to keep its bugs in check. 

HackerOne, as you might know, is a platform where security researchers can securely and responsibly report vulnerabilities they discover. Researchers can then be paid for their trouble with various amounts of money, depending on what the companies are offering for those specific types of vulnerabilities. As WordPress puts it, this will free up its team to spend more time working on improving the security of WordPress. 

The company had actually been running the bug bounty program for just over a year, but it has done this privately. Thus far, it has awarded more than $3,700 in bounties to seven different rep... (read more)

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