Vulnerability researcher Olivier Beg from Amsterdam has been handsomely rewarded with one million airmiles by United Airlines, after finding some 20 security holes in the company’s software.
A security researcher has alleged that United Airlines waited close to six months to patch a serious vulnerability submitted to its bug bounty program.
David Bisson reports.
Sorry to disappoint you, but hackers weren’t to blame for trading being halted on the New York Stock Exchange.
Trading has halted on the New York Stock Exchange and United Airlines grounded thousands of flights worldwide.
Could it be Chinese hackers at work? Be careful not to jump to conclusions…
News reports claim that a security researcher forced a plane to fly sideways – all from the comfort of his seat.
Here’s what we know.
The latest high profile firm found running a bug bounty is United Airlines. And rather than offering the conventional cash rewards, United is offering airmiles instead.
But watch out, there are rules regarding what kind of vulnerabilities you can test for…
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