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9 of the Biggest Bug Bounty Programs

These programs stand out for the size of their rewards and how much they have paid in total to security researchers in bounties over the last several years.
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Exodus Intelligence Research Sponsorship Program

Perhaps no program exemplifies just how lucrative bug hunting can be than Exodus Intelligence's RSP. The program was 
launched in August 2016 and offers handsome rewards to security researchers that find 0-day vulnerabilities and fully functional exploits for patched ones in certain products.

The program's zero-day hit list includes a maximum reward of $500,000 for iOS exploits, $150,000 for Chrome exploits and $125,000 for exploits in Microsoft Edge. The rewards for these categories are substantially higher than what the vendors themselves offer. Also, unlike vendors who purchase vulnerability information so they can fix their products, Exodus resells the information to its subscribers.

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Exodus Intelligence Research Sponsorship Program

Perhaps no program exemplifies just how lucrative bug hunting can be than Exodus Intelligence's RSP. The program was launched in August 2016 and offers handsome rewards to security researchers that find 0-day vulnerabilities and fully functional exploits for patched ones in certain products.

The program's zero-day hit list includes a maximum reward of $500,000 for iOS exploits, $150,000 for Chrome exploits and $125,000 for exploits in Microsoft Edge. The rewards for these categories are substantially higher than what the vendors themselves offer. Also, unlike vendors who purchase vulnerability information so they can fix their products, Exodus resells the information to its subscribers.

Image Source: BeeBright via Shutterstock

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