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Announcing the Security@ San Francisco 2019 Agenda

The agenda for the third annual hacker-powered security conference, Security@ San Francisco, is live! Security@ is the only conference dedicated to the booming hacker-powered security industry, where hackers and leaders come together to build a safer internet. The conference takes place on October 15, 2019 at the Palace of Fine Arts and will include talks by security leaders from some of the most innovative security teams. In addition, hackers from all over the world will discuss lessons learned from defending the front lines, scaling security teams, and addressing the talent gap. 2019 promises to be our largest event yet!

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Black Hat 2019: Highlights from the Biggest and Best Yet

Black Hat 2019 was the biggest and best yet. Over 20,000 attendees heated up Las Vegas with provocative training sessions, innovative presentations, and record-breaking live hacking events. 

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Live Hacking Events: Stats, invitations, and what’s next

Live hacking events are an experience unlike any other. This post is about how you can increase your chances of being invited to hack. We dive into the history of live hacking events and some of the criteria that’s taken into consideration

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Hacking Dropbox Live in the Heart of Singapore at h1-65

Dropbox joined us as the participating company, paying out over $330,000 in bounties to hackers who found 264 vulnerabilities across Dropbox, Dropbox Paper, newly-acquired HelloSign, and third-party vendors that work with Dropbox.

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Hackers have earned more than $50M in bug bounty cash on HackerOne: Time to celebrate!

Hackers, congratulate yourselves on an incredible milestone, earning $50M+ for your contributions to a safer internet. HackerOne’s mission is to empower the world to build a safer internet, and you are the heroic individuals making that mission a day-to-day reality. Thank you for inspiring us with your creativity and talents. Keep pursuing the flags, squashing the bugs, and sharing the knowledge. Together. We. Hit. Harder. Happy hacking one and all!

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Airbnb and Verizon Media participate in 3rd annual h1-415 live hacking event including a cybersecurity mentorship program

The power of collaboration came through full-force in our first live hacking event of 2019. Hosted over three days, we partnered with Airbnb and Verizon Media for hacking, mentoring, and celebrating the community.

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HackerOne Hosts Rails Girls in Groningen

Following months of preparation, the day was finally here. HackerOne’s office in Groningen was hosting a Rails Girls global coding event. Born in Finland, Rails Girls is a global, non-profit volunteer community that aims to provide the right tools and a community for women to understand technology and to build their ideas. I am Stuti Srivastava, a senior product engineer at HackerOne and one of the organisers for the event, and this was my first experience at a Rails Girls event.

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Oath’s Big Year of Bug Bounties Capped off with NYC Live Hacking Event

In 2018, Oath has received over 1,900 valid vulnerabilities through its private bug bounty program, over 300 of which were high or critical severity. Big numbers mean big rewards — Oath has paid $5 million in bounties in 2018. It’s been a record year, including four live hacking events all over the world — Goa, San Francisco, Argentina, and a 2018 finale live hacking event in New York City on November 27-29.

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Shopify Awards $116,000 to Hackers in Canada: h1-514 Recap

Forty top hackers met in Montréal over the weekend to hack Canada-based Shopify. The commerce platform helps more than a half-million merchants spread across 90% of the world’s countries design, set-up, and manage their stores. During the live hacking event, dubbed h1-514, Shopify paid over $116,000 in bounties to hackers who helped surface 55 valid vulnerabilities to the program.

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The Paranoids at Oath Take Bug Bounties to Argentina: h1-5411 Recap

HackerOne kicked off its first South America live hacking event in Buenos Aires, Argentina! Oath, a media and tech company, under which Yahoo, AOL, Verizon Digital Media Services, TechCrunch and many more dynamic brands fall, opened up their assets to 53 hackers in their second live hacking event in 2018. Eight hours later, Oath had paid out over $260,000 in bounties to hackers for their contributions. Thank you to our hackers that literally weathered a storm to join us in Argentina for the first time.

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