Ethical hackers, the new bounty hunters
Living honestly and comfortably from hacking is now possible, thanks to the rise of bug bounty. Meeting with two star hackers active in Switzerland, who attack organizations to earn bonuses.
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In today’s computer Wild West, where cyber extortion, encryption and data theft have become commonplace, they’ve given up everything to become bounty hunters. Their mission: to unearth computer vulnerabilities before cybercriminals, but also before other hunters, and thus receive a bounty paid by the threatened organization. A booming bug bounty activity, which sees a growing number of companies and administrations resorting to ethical hackers to challenge their computer systems.