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Army, HackerOne to Launch Bug Bounty Challenge

The U.S. Army has partnered with HackerOne to create a bug bounty challenge that will engage eligible hackers in efforts to uncover security vulnerabilities in the military branch’s systems. HackerOne said Saturday Hack the Army is the first of a series of challenges that the Defense Department plans to launch following the Hack the Pentagon bug …

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Report: ‘Bug Bounty’ Participants Hunt Vulnerabilities in GSA Web Devt Tool

The General Services Administration‘s Technology Transformation Service has challenged ethical hackers to identify vulnerabilities within the agency’s government website development platform as part of a “bug bounty” program, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Laura Gerhardt, a TTS technical lead, said at FCW’s cybersecurity summit that the organization initially opened the Federalist web tool to a …

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GSA’s Tech Transformation Service Launches Bug Bounty Program

The General Service Administration‘s Technology Transformation Service has launched a bug bounty program that will offer incentives for independent researchers who can identify security vulnerabilities in TTS-operated software. GSA’s 18F organization said Thursday the agency awarded HackerOne a contract to provide a software-as-a-service bug reporting platform and help set up bug bounties for various TTS …

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Hackers Found 118 Valid Vulnerabilities During Army Bug Bounty Program

The U.S. Army received 118 valid vulnerability reports from participants involved in the the service branch’s bug bounty program that ran from Nov. 30 to Dec. 21, 2016. HackerOne said Friday Hack the Army engaged 371 eligible participants including 25 government employees and 17 military personnel. Participants sent 416 vulnerability reports and the first was …

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Pentagon Unveils Website Vulnerability Disclosure Rule, Army’s Cyber Bug Hunting Challenge

The Defense Department has introduced a new policy that seeks to help computer security researchers detect and disclose cyber vulnerabilities in DoD websites and a “bug bounty” challenge that aims to authorize hackers to perform vulnerability identification in the U.S. Army’s networks. “The Vulnerability Disclosure Policy is a ‘see something, say something’ …

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Ashton Carter: Pentagon’s Bug Bounty Program Uncovers 138 ‘Legitimate’ System Vulnerabilities

The Defense Department received at least one vulnerability report from more than 250 ethical hackers who took part in the department’s bug bounty program that occurred from April 18 to May 12, DoD News reported Friday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said that 138 of those vulnerability reports during the Hack the Pentagon …

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