Tagged: hacker

HackerOne Raises $49M Series E to Drive Growth of Hacker-Powered Security Platform

HackerOne, a hacker-powered security platform, has raised $49 million dollars in a Series E funding round. The funding, led by investment firm GP Bullhound, brings total investment to date to nearly $160 million. It follows an eventful year in cybersecurity, culminating in the Log4j vulnerability… Read More

Over $3 Million in Bitcoin (BTC) Stolen from Crypto Exchange Cashaa Following Recent Hack

UK-based digital asset exchange Cashaa has reportedly suffered a security breach which led to  hackers allegedly stealing over 336 Bitcoins (BTC), an amount valued at just over $3.1 million at the time of writing. Cashaa confirmed that it has suspended all the cryptocurrency-related transfers on… Read More

Ruby On Rails Vulnerability Said To Affect Kickstarter, Possibly Other Platforms

This week, online security analysis site ThreatPost outlined a security vulnerability in popular web development framework Ruby On Rails. According to ThreatPost, the vulnerability still affects as many as 2,000 web sites. The threat could allow hackers to log in as Sites using an old… Read More

Brief: Hacker Orders PS4’s With Game Dev’s Indiegogo Funds

Game developer Broken Rules is currently crowdfunding on Indiegogo for their game Secrets of Rætikon. The campaign is flexibly funded and has 65 hours to go at the time of writing, having raised just over $10,000 on a $40,000 goal. Recently a hacker compromised the group’s PayPal… Read More

Crowdfunded Bounty Offered For Apple Touch ID Hacker

@nickdepetrillo and @ErrataRob on Twitter have written a script that is amassing crowdfunding pledges made via tweets. The goal: incentivize hackers to hack the new Apple iPhone’s fingerprint scanner. All I ask is a video of the process from print, lift, reproduction and successful unlock… Read More

GoFundMe Campaign To Send Over $11,000 To Facebook Hacker

Facebook has a long-standing policy that rewards hackers with a bounty if they can find a bug in Facebook’s system. Bounties can be as little as $500, but there is no maximum. Facebook makes a judgement call based on the severity of the bug and… Read More

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