Blog Posts

The latest & greatest from the HackerOne blog.

  • #AndroidHackingMonth Q&A With Android Hacker bagipro

    #AndroidHackingMonth Q&A With Android Hacker bagipro

    Mobile hacking has become an essential part of the bug bounty hunter’s tool belt, and no one knows the space better than Android hacker bagipro. With years of experience, he’s currently ranked as...

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  • Todayisnew Crosses $1M in Bounties at h1-415 in San Francisco

    Todayisnew Crosses $1M in Bounties at h1-415 in San Francisco

    This past Friday at h1-415 — HackerOne’s first live hacking event of the year — todayisnew (known offline as Eric) became the eighth hacker to join the ranks of seven-figure-earning hackers. Ever...

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  • Congratulations, Cosmin! The world’s seventh million-dollar bug bounty hacker

    Congratulations, Cosmin! The world’s seventh million-dollar bug bounty hacker

    The entire HackerOne team is beyond excited that the ranks of seven-figure-earning hackers have risen to eight this month. Cosmin (@inhibitor181) is the seventh to join this talented group of...

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  • Dropbox bug bounty program has paid out over $1,000,000

    Dropbox bug bounty program has paid out over $1,000,000

    This guest blog post was authored by Dropbox’s Product Security Team and originally published on the Dropbox company blog. Over the past five years, our bug bounty program has become an important...

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  • Hyatt Celebrates its First Anniversary on HackerOne

    Hyatt Celebrates its First Anniversary on HackerOne

    After becoming the first hospitality brand to launch a public bug bounty program, Hyatt recently celebrated its first anniversary of the collaboration with HackerOne! Hyatt’s purpose – to care for...

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  • #AndroidHackingMonth: Introduction to Android Hacking by @0xteknogeek

    #AndroidHackingMonth: Introduction to Android Hacking by @0xteknogeek

        When I first started mobile hacking, it felt a lot like the wild west. There were very few public resources, blog posts, tools, or communities, and everything was extremely hush-hush. Five...

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  • Guess what's coming!? #AndroidHackingMonth on @Hacker0x01

    Guess what's coming!? #AndroidHackingMonth on @Hacker0x01

    Mobile hacking has become an essential part of the bug bounty hunter’s tool belt as more and more companies are doubling down on mobile and investing in the security of their iOS and Android...

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  • h1-415 CTF Winners Announced!

    h1-415 CTF Winners Announced!

    Hello hackers!  Thanks to all of you who participated in our #h1415 CTF!  We had a lot of fun building it, and it looks like many of you had a great time participating. As promised, our two...

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  • Meet InnoGames’ Top Hacker

    Meet InnoGames’ Top Hacker

    Egyptian bug bounty hunter, Ahmed Sherif a.k.a @Batee5a, is the first hacker to be named InnoGames’  Most Valuable Hacker. To honor Ahmed’s contributions, the German game developer created an...

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  • InnoGames Models Avatar After Top Ethical Hacker

    InnoGames Models Avatar After Top Ethical Hacker

    InnoGames is among gaming brands like Nintendo and Riot Games taking a proactive approach to protecting its assets, inviting trusted hackers to identify potential security weaknesses on its site....

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  • InnoGames Models Avatar After Top Ethical Hacker

    InnoGames is among gaming brands like Nintendo and Riot Games taking a proactive approach to protecting its assets, inviting trusted hackers to identify potential security weaknesses on its site....

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  • Why Every Federal Agency Needs a VDP

    Why Every Federal Agency Needs a VDP

    "The decision to require that every agency have a vulnerability disclosure policy is a major step forward in both increasing security and extending an open hand to a community that is on the front...

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  • GitLab Celebrates Awarding $1 Million in Bounties to Hackers on HackerOne

    GitLab Celebrates Awarding $1 Million in Bounties to Hackers on HackerOne

    Not every bug bounty program is built the same. Today, GitLab announced that they have surpassed the milestone of awarding out $1 million in bug bounties to hackers on HackerOne for discovering...

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  • HackerOne Launches Bug Bounty Program for Kubernetes

    HackerOne Launches Bug Bounty Program for Kubernetes

    The Kubernetes bug bounty program was announced today, after months of running in a ‘beta’ mode with invite-only researchers. The goal of the program is to secure one of the most widely used open...

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  • Hacking for Good

    Hacking for Good

    We start the new year of 2020 with great prospects. First of all, 2019 turned out to be a massive success for hacker-powered security. HackerOne paid out over $35,000,000 in bounties to hackers...

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  • This Season, Give the Gift of Data-Driven Insight

    This Season, Give the Gift of Data-Driven Insight

    It’s that time of the year again. Time to dig out your wrinkled “No, I can’t fix your computer” t-shirt from the bottom of the drawer. You can avoid Uncle John's curiosity about the best free...

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  • GitLab's Public Bug Bounty Program Turns One

    GitLab's Public Bug Bounty Program Turns One

    This guest blog post was authored by GitLab Senior Application Security Engineer Juan Broullon and originally published on the GitLab security blog. One year ago today, we launched our public bug...

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  • Using Bug Bounty Talent Pools to Attract and Maintain Top Talent

    Using Bug Bounty Talent Pools to Attract and Maintain Top Talent

    Security leaders today face a complex set of talent challenges—from training on the latest attack vectors, to finding talent with the right skills, to preventing burnout. HackerOne demonstrates...

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  • Transparency Builds Trust

    Transparency Builds Trust

    Someone called it a “breach,” and the world took notice. Here is the story. There is no trust without transparency. For us at HackerOne, it is a company value we live every day. Any valid...

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  • How Bug Bounties Help You Shift Left

    How Bug Bounties Help You Shift Left

    For many organizations, the days when security acted as a final “check-in” are disappearing faster than the guacamole at a Super Bowl party. Nowadays, cloud, agile, DevOps, and CI/CD pipelines...

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