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Bug

A problem with a computer or similar device that causes it to function incorrectly. A bug can cause significant slowdown or even failure of a project. As a result, many companies spend a great deal of time "de-bugging," or fixing as many bugs as they can find, before releasing software or other programs.
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In addition, the company is reportedly launching its long-delayed bug bounty program for Mac.
The bug bounty program is public and includes the main hyatt.com domain, m.hyatt.com, world.hyatt.com, and both the iOS and Android Hyatt mobile apps.
The bug bounty program is modeled after similar competitions conducted by some of the nation's biggest companies to improve the security and delivery of networks, products, and digital services.
Giving the example of Uber, Baloch said the company spent $1.4 million on a bug bounty program to help hackers test their app.
Coincidentally, Intel expanded its bug bounty program yesterday, introducing a special program for "side-channel" attacks like these that pay up to $250,000 for disclosure of new exploits.
The expansion of the bug bounty program is "fantastic news for eligible hackers who will have an opportunity to hunt bugs and earn hundreds of thousands of dollars in bounties," HackerOne CEO Marten Mickos said in a company press release.
"Overall, it seemed to us that to take an approach to block entire classes was the best way to engage with the research community and protect customers," said Moussouris when asked why the company did not institute a bug bounty program instead.
Bug Bounty Program: Kaspersky has been working continuously on the development of its Bug Bounty Program.
"Last year's $10M bug bounty program was very well received by researchers, together with our unique Vulnerability Research Hub (VRH) online platform.
The Hack DHS Act will establish a bug bounty program based on the Department of Defenses pilot program.
Has been developing the Bug Bounty program. Since the announcement of the program's extension, the company resolved more than 50 bugs reported by security researchers and awarded more than $17,000 in bounty rewards.
"The bug bounty program exists so that researchers can alert us to vulnerabilities, which is what happened here, and we support this type of responsible and coordinated disclosure," the spokesperson said.