Sony starts a PlayStation bug bounty program

Sony starts a PlayStation bug bounty program

Sony has launched a computer virus bounty program that anybody can settle on part in, and rewards for reporting serious PS4 vulnerabilities originate at $50,000, Sony Senior Director of System Engineering Geoff Norton wrote on the PlayStation blog. Whereas Sony had a computer virus bounty that was beforehand greatest readily available to personal researchers, it’s now partnering with HackerOne to birth out the program to “the security study personnel, gamers and anybody else.”

PlayStation engineers are namely drawn to reports on PlayStation 4 hardware, running intention, accessories and the PlayStation Community, in step with its computer virus bounty web page on HackerOne. A myth for a low-priority scenario on PlayStation 4 would originate at $500, while a valuable scenario may per chance per chance additionally salvage $50,000 or extra. Reports for the PlayStation Community pay rather much less — low priority components originate at $100 while serious components pay $3,000.Firms fancy Apple, Google and Netflix comprise their admire public computer virus bounties as properly, so it’s no longer swish to search round for Sony open something for the PlayStation stamp.

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