Earn Money as a Hacker With the Top 30 Bug Bounty Programs – 2019

Below you will find a list of the Top 30 Bug Bounty Programs for the year 2019. Anyone can participate and you could earn yourself a nice living online by hunting for bugs in your favorite websites. This list is checked and confirmed and if you participate it is a guarantee that you will make money with hacking online.

1) Intel

Limitations: Does not include recent acquisitions, the company’s web infrastructure, third-party products, or anything relating to McAfee.

Minimum Payout: $500

Maximum Payout: $30000

Bounty Link: https://security-center.intel.com/BugBountyProgram.aspx

2) Yahoo

Limitations: Does not offer any reward for finding bugs in Yahoo.net, Yahoo 7, Yahoo Japan, Onwander and Yahoo operated WordPress blogs.

Minimum Payout: No fixed amount

Maximum Payout: $15000

Bounty Link:https://safety.yahoo.com/Security/REPORTING-ISSUES.html

3) Snapchat

Minimum Payout: $2000

Maximum Payout: $15000

Bounty Link:https://support.snapchat.com/en-US/i-need-help

4) Cisco

Minimum Payout: $100

Maximum Payout: $2500

Bounty Link: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/about/security-center/security-vulnerability-policy.html

5) Dropbox

Minimum Payout: $12167

Maximum Payout: $32768

Bounty Link: https://www.dropbox.com/help/security/report-vulnerability

6) Apple

Bonus: $100000 to those who can extract data protected by Apple’s Secure Enclave technology.

Minimum Payout: No fixed amount

Maximum payout: $200000

Bounty Link: https://support.apple.com/en-au/HT201220

7) Facebook

Limitations: There are a few security issues that the social networking platform considers out-of-bounds.

Minimum Payout: $500

Maximum Payout: No fixed amount

Bounty Link: https://www.facebook.com/whitehat/

8) Google

Limitations: This bounty program only covers design and implementation issues.

Minimum Payout: $300

Maximum Payout: $31337

Bounty Link: https://www.google.com/about/appsecurity/reward-program/

9) Quora

Minimum Payout: $100

Maximum Payout: $7000

Bounty Link: https://engineering.quora.com/Security-Bug-Bounty-Program

10) Mozilla

Limitations: The bounty is offered only for bugs in Mozilla services such as Firefox, Thunderbird and other related applications and services.

Minimum Payout: $500

Maximum Payout: $5000

Bounty Link: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/bug-bounty/

11) Microsoft

Limitations: The bounty reward is only given for critical and important vulnerabilities.

Minimum Payout: $15000

Maximum Payout: $250000

Bounty Link: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn425036.aspx

12) OpenSSL

Minimum Payout: $500

Maximum Payout: $5000

Bounty Link: https://www.openssl.org/news/vulnerabilities.html

13) Vimeo

Minimum payout: $500

Maximum Payout: $5000

Bounty Link: https://vimeo.com/about/security

14) Apache

Minimum payout: $500

Maximum Payout: $3000

Bounty Link: https://www.apache.org/security/

15) Twitter

Minimum Payout: $140

Maximum Payout: $15000

Bounty Link: https://support.twitter.com/articles/477159

16) Avast

Minimum Payout: $400

Maximum Payout: $10000

Bounty Link: https://www.avast.com/bug-bounty

17) Paypal

Limitations:

Vulnerabilities dependent upon social engineering techniques or host header.

Denial of service (DOS), user defined payload, content spoofing without embedded links/HTML and vulnerabilities which require a jailbroken mobile device, etc.

Minimum Payout: $50

Maximum Payout: $10000

Bounty Link: https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/security-tools/reporting-security-issues

18) GitHub

Limitation: The security researcher will receive a bounty if user data is respect and the researcher doesn’t exploit any issue to produce an attack that could harm the integrity of GitHub’s services or information.

Minimum Payout: $200

Maximum Payout: $10000

Bounty Link: https://bounty.github.com/

19) Uber

Minimum Payout:No fixed amount

Maximum Payout: $10000

Bounty Link: https://eng.uber.com/bug-bounty/

20) Magento

Limitations:

Not eligable:

  • Potential or actual denial of service of Magento applications and systems.
  • Use of an exploit to view data without authorization.
  • Automated/scripted testing of web forms

Minimum Payout: $100

Maximum Payout: $10000

Bounty Link: https://magento.com/security

21) Perl

Perl is also running bug bounty programs. If someone finds a security vulnerability in Perl, they can contact the company.

Minimum Payout: $500

Maximum Payout: $1500

Bounty Link: http://perldoc.perl.org/perlsec.html#SECURITY-VULNERABILITY-CONTACT-INFORMATION

22) PHP

Limitations: You need to check the list of known bugs. If you do not follow this instruction your bug is not considered.

Maximum Payout: $500

Minimum Payout: $1500

Bounty Link: https://bugs.php.net/report.php?bug_type=Security

23) Starbucks

Minimum Payout: $100

Maximum Payout: $4000

Bounty Link: https://www.starbucks.com/whitehat

24) AT&T

Minimum Payout: $500

Maximum Payout: No fixed amount

Bounty Link: https://bugbounty.att.com/home.php

25) LinkedIn

Minimum Payout: $500

Maximum Payout: No fixed amount

Bounty Link: https://security.linkedin.com/posts/2015/private-bug-bounty-program

26) Paytm

Limitations:

  • Reports that state that software is out of date/vulnerable without a ‘Proof of Concept.’
  • XSS issues that affect only outdated browsers.
  • Stack traces that disclose information.
  • Any fraud issues

Minimum Payout: $15

Maximum Payout: No fixed amount

Bounty Link: https://paytm.com/offer/bug-bounty/

27) Shopify

Minimum Payout: $500

Maximum Payout: No fixed amount

Bounty Link: https://www.shopify.in/whitehat

28) WordPress

Minimum Payout: $150

Maximum Payout: No fixed amount

Bounty Link: https://make.wordpress.org/core/handbook/testing/reporting-bugs/

29) Zomato

Minimum Payout: $1000

Maximum Payout:No fixed amount

Bounty Link: https://www.zomato.com/security

30) Tor Project

Limitation: OpenSSL applications are excluded from this scope.

Minimum Payout: 100.

Maximum Payout: $4000.

Bounty Link: security@lists.torproject.org

31) Hackerone

Bounty Link: https://hackerone.com/bug-bounty-programs

32) Bugcrowd

Bounty Link: https://www.bugcrowd.com/bug-bounty-list/

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