Japan's Line launches public bug bounty programme with HackerOne

Friday 15 November 2019 | 14:25 CET | News
Japanese company Line said it's transitioning its entire bug bounty ecosystem to the HackerOne platform. Through the programme, ethical hackers are invited to test Line's core messenger application and web domains for potential vulnerabilities and securely disclose them to Line. BY working with HackerOne, Line is able to tap into the vast expertise of a global community of skilled hackers to identify and fix security vulnerabilities before they can be exploited.

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Categories: IT / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Line
Countries: Japan
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