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Uber Launches First of its Kind Hacker Loyalty Program with HackerOne Bonuses

We are excited to share that Uber is launching its public bug bounty program today on HackerOne. Additionally, Uber and HackerOne collaborated to create a new way of rewarding hackers called bonuses, which enables security teams to give additional monetary awards to hackers beyond initial bounties. The Uber loyalty program will utilize HackerOne bonuses for additional incentives in its public program.

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What's in a Name?

While there are many interpretations of the word "hacker," we choose to pay homage to the original MIT hackers by using the term in our company name. We favor their early definition of a hacker: "one who enjoys the intellectual challenge of creatively overcoming limitations."

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HACK THE PENTAGON AGAIN - AND AGAIN

The Department of Defense announced plans to expand upon the successful "Hack the Pentagon" bug bounty pilot launched earlier this year with HackerOne and Synack.

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"I am the greatest!" New HackerOne Quarterly Leaderboards

The New HackerOne Leaderboard ranks reputation, signal and impact data in a simple tabular format.

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Expanding Reputation: Introducing Signal and Impact

HackerOne releases new Signal and Impact metrics to better describe researcher report history. Signal is the average Reputation per report. Impact is the average Reputation per bounty.

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Q&A With PortSwigger's James Kettle: Bug Bounties, Exploit Stories,…

We sat down with James Kettle, PortSwigger’s Head of Research, to get the scoop on their public bounty program, and to learn how clarity helps keep their hackers happy. Make sure and stick around til the end where company founder Dafydd Stuttard explains the meaning behind their company and product name!

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Introducing Report Templates

Now security teams can create their own custom Report Templates for hackers.

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Managing Expectations with Program Metrics

To help security programs manage the expectations of participating hackers, we are rolling out a new program metrics feature, to be displayed on individual Security@ pages.

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A Maturity Model for Vulnerability Coordination

HackerOne's Katie Moussouris explains the Vulnerability Disclosure Maturity Model, a way to help organizations measure, benchmark and improve their security vulnerability handling capabilities.

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Show Us Your Mad Skillz! Introducing Hacker Skills

Hackers can now identify their skills by submitting relevant reports which are verified by HackerOne.

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