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First months of PIVX bounty program

By Rafał - 2018-12-13

PIVX bug bounty program started on July 2nd in private mode and was changed to public on 23rd of July. On medium we can find article which provides short overview of the current state of the program.
PIVX security bounty campaign is running on the Hackerone platform. It was started to eliminate security weaknesses in PIVX like bugs, remote code execution or inflation. Hackerone platform is the industry standard for hacker-powered security. It was driven by hackers with passion to make the internet safer. Many companies like Starbucks, Lufthansa, GM or Twitter trusted them and their services.

PIVX bug bounty

The program itself costs PIVX $35 000 per year, excluding bounty awards. For now, they received 19 submissions and indentified 0 major and medium issues and 4 low risk issues. So far $200 in bounties was paid.
In the future PIVX is planning to add their website and other components of the ecosystem to this bounty. Projects like PIVX are also exposed to a lot of social engineering/phishing attacks.
If you would like to take part in that bounty, you need to report all issues via Hackerone platform.
More details about the program and reported issues you can find at this article on medium.