Along with Lopez’s case-study, HackerOne additionally launched the 2019 Hacker Report according to which the system has actually turned over $42 million to cyberpunks because it was developed.
Santiago Lopez, a 19-year-old self-taught honest cyberpunk, has actually gained greater than a million Dollars from insect bounty programs. The Argentina-based Lopez, that runs under the pen names @try_to_hack, is well-known for detecting susceptabilities in preferred technology systems run by leading shot business like Twitter, Automattic, Verizon Media Company as well as much more.
Lopez signed up with HackerOne, a preferred insect bounty crowdfunding systems, in 2015 and also ever since he has actually revealed greater than 1,670 insects as well as susceptabilities. He discovered area high-paying susceptabilities like Insecure Direct Object Reference (IDOR) and also Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) by enjoying Youtube video clips as well as various other resources from Internet.
Defining his trip as a self-taught honest cyberpunk gaining numerous bucks, Lopez states, “I am extremely pleased to see that my job is acknowledged and also valued. Not simply for the cash, however due to the fact that this accomplishment stands for the details of firms and also individuals being extra safe and secure than they were in the past, which is extraordinary.”
The cyberpunk won his biggest payment of $9,000 for finding a Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF) in a personal program. He is just one of the leading ranking moral cyberpunks on HackerOne with 91st percentile for signal as well as 84th percentile for effect.
Moral hacking has actually ended up being a rewarding profession choice if you have a propensity for discovering susceptabilities in various innovations. We wish that Lopez’s trip would certainly verify to be a motivation for budding moral cyberpunks.