The security firm allocates $50,000 to pay security researchers for responsibly disclosing flaws in its security products. Kaspersky Lab is no stranger to the world of vulnerability research, but the company is now opening up and enabling third-party security researchers to disclose vulnerabilities about Kaspersky’s own software.
The new effort is being conducted as a bug bounty program on the HackerOne platform. Kaspersky Lab is initially providing a total of $50,000 in bug bounties and is starting off with its Kaspersky Internet Security and Kaspersky Endpoint Security products as targets for researchers.
HackerOne also hosts public bug bounty programs for Cylance and Glasswire and helped the U.S. Department of Defense with the Hack the Pentagon program earlier this year.
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