Like many companies, we have a responsible disclosure
program which provides an avenue for ethical security researchers to report vulnerabilities directly to us.
The social media giant named the engineer on a list where it has thanked those who make "a responsible disclosure
The Digital Defense VRT regularly works with organizations in the responsible disclosure
of zero-day vulnerabilities.
It also reaffirms the importance of collaboration between the security industry and software developers: bug hunting, responsible disclosure
and prompt patching are the best ways of keeping users safe from new and emerging threats," -- said Anton Ivanov, a security expert at Kaspersky Lab.
As an experiment in responsible disclosure
, we are instead releasing a much smaller model for researchers to experiment with, as well as a technical paper," OpenAI said in the same blog post.
Sahad and his team immediately contacted Microsoft after finding these vulnerabilities via their responsible disclosure
program and started working with them for resolving them.
Speaking about the move, Jeff Ogden, general manager of Mimecast Middle East, said the idea to "reward responsible disclosure
in the public sphere" may further encourage white hats to come forward and lead other private organisations in the UAE to adopt similar policies.
According to their websites, ethical hackers, also known as white hats, can earn anywhere between Rs1,000 to Rs30,000 per security bug through responsible disclosure
, which will be investigated and responded by the companies' technical team in five working days.
The researchers have informed email providers of their findings, under so-called responsible disclosure
, and it now falls to others to establish whether the exploits can be replicated.
rules of responsible disclosure
and, further, we commit to working with the
The traditional process for responsible disclosure
when a hacker finds a vulnerability is to allow all stakeholders to agree to a period of time for the vulnerability to be patched before details are published.