New research on an old problem reveals despite efforts, the InfoSec professionals still have a way to go when it comes to securing printers.
The news comes shortly after the DoD was called out for having rampant bugs in its weapons systems.
Despite the advent to bug bounty programs and enlightened vendors, researchers still complain of abuse, threats and lawsuits.
Bugcrowd’s CTO and founder Casey Ellis talked to Threatpost about the recently launched HP printer bug bounty program.
HP said it has launched the first-ever bug bounty program for printers, with rewards of up to $10,000 for discovered vulnerabilities.
More companies are looking to adopt “safe harbor” language in their bug bounty programs to build trust with participants.
Netflix opens up bug bounty program to all white hat hackers and ups the ante for bugs to as much as $15,000.