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Why you should create a security.txt file if you have a VDP or bug bounty program
Security Compliance, Vulnerability Management

What Is a Security.txt File and How Can It Help Your Program?

Security.txt is a security mechanism that allows your organization to provide its vulnerability disclosure policy and contact information in a...

Improving Signal Over 10,000 Bugs
Ethical Hacker, Hacker Resources, New Features

Improving Signal Over 10,000 Bugs

HackerOne reached the milestone of 10,000 bugs fixed on the platform, and we want to take this opportunity to...

Where's that Security@?
Company News, New Features, News, Vulnerability Disclosure

Where's that Security@?

HackerOne is launching the Directory: a community-curated resource for identifying the best way to contact an...

Legally Blind and Deaf - How Computer Crime Laws Silence Helpful Hackers
Ethical Hacker

Legally Blind and Deaf - How Computer Crime Laws Silence Helpful Hackers

A world wide war is being waged in which the most able-bodied soldiers are being discouraged from enlisting...

The Wolves of Vuln Street - The First System Dynamics Model of the 0day Market
Vulnerability Management, Data and Analysis, Company Resources

The Wolves of Vuln Street - The First System Dynamics Model of the 0day Market

HackerOne has been working with economics and policy researchers from MIT and Harvard to study the economic...

What's in a Name?
Ethical Hacker

What's in a Name?

While there are many interpretations of the word "hacker," we choose to pay homage to the original MIT hackers...

Proposed Changes to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Austin Powers, and You
Security Compliance, Data and Analysis

Proposed Changes to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Austin Powers, and You

Many security professionals, hackers, lawyers, law enforcement, and members of the media are keenly interested...

The Tale of the Privacy Pink Panther
Ethical Hacker

The Tale of the Privacy Pink Panther

Last Friday, on my way home from 31c3, a funny thing happened on my way through Charles de Gaulle airport in...

Jingle Bugs - How to Rock in a Hard Place
Application Security

Jingle Bugs - How to Rock in a Hard Place

With the end of 2014 dashing to a close and 2015 just over the hill, let's take a moment to look at the ghosts...