Government ‘Bug Bounty’ Payouts To Freelance Hackers Up 125%: HackerOne

The Pentagon’s willingness to pay freelance hackers to report cyber vulnerabilities has opened the floodgates for similar programs from other agencies, report the organizers of the original Hack The Pentagon. San Francisco-based HackerOne now counts clients ranging from the US Air Force, Army, and Defense Travel System to the Singaporean Ministry of Defense and the European Commission, with Congress passing a bill to add the Department of Homeland Security.