The company's offer of $1 million to hackers who can breach iOS could have unintended consequences.
It's not great that a lone engineer was able to pull data from 106 million people. But this was far from Equifax 2.0.
Inflated bounties might be creating perverse incentives for young cybersecurity researchers and distorting the market for white-hat bug hunters.
During the hearing, the lawmakers questioned Uber’s chief security officer while also receiving an education from experts on how bug bounty programs are supposed to operate.
Security researchers are saying rewritten language that includes hacking tools in a treaty that regulates the global trade in weapons technology, saying it fixes rules that, if implemented in the U.S., would have outlawed much of the daily commerce of the cybersecurity industry.
Postponing the publication of the new draft highlights the controversy swirling around this latest effort to revise the ubiquitous Top 10 list, which is being led by new authors after an earlier version got panned.