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White-hat hackers find record number of vulnerabilities

White-hat hackers have earned $11.7m by enabling organisations to resolve 27,000 vulnerabilities in the past 12 months, according to HackerOne, currently the world’s largest bug bounty and vulnerability disclosure platform, which connects organisations with a community of about 200,000 ethical hackers. Hackers are finding more severe vulnerabilities than ever before, the 2018 Hacker-powered security… Read More »

Cross-site scripting a top vulnerability, hackers find

Cross-site scripting (XSS) is the most commonly exploited vulnerability, according to HackerOne, currently the largest platform aimed at connecting organisations with a community of white hat hackers who can identify cyber risks, which currently has around 200,000 members. XSS is a type of injection security attack in which an attacker injects data, such as… Read More »