A year has passed since we launched the Avast Bug Bounty Program. Let’s see some results:
- Almost one hundred submissions
- 25 submissions rewarded about $10,000 total
- One critical bug was rewarded $3,000
As you can see, this is a useful program – it helps AVAST keep our users secure and make our programs as strong as possible! After evaluating the past year, we have decided to change the rules a bit.
Bug Bounty updated rules
To encourage further research, we will double the bug bounty rewards. The base payment will be $400 and the maximum reward could go up to $10,000 per one submission.
We will remove Sandbox or DeepScreen escapes from the list of bugs that are eligible for a reward. The reason for this is that we are focusing on a new technology that should eradicate Sandbox escapes entirely.
You can find the complete rules here. Happy hunting!
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