Top 20 Public Bug Bounty Programs of All Time

Ever wonder who runs the biggest, fastest, and most lucrative bug bounty programs on the HackerOne platform? Now you can find out!

In this list, you’ll see which programs on the HackerOne platform ranked highest on the total amount of bounties awarded to hackers over the life of the program. You’ll also be able to compare and contrast these top programs by other speed, volume, and bounty metrics.


  • Who pays bounties the fastest after a vulnerability is reported
  • Why the top programs don’t always have the highest individual bounty amounts
  • What attracts hackers to these top programs
  • Why volume and total bounties paid aren’t always correlated
  • Which program ranks highest in most hackers thanked