- Payouts available for hackers who point out critical vulnerabilities
- Ethereum supports smart contracts
- Developers debate disclosure protocols
Ethereum Bounty Program and payouts
Payouts of up to $50,000 have been offered for hackers who can bring attention to vulnerabilities that could break the chain and affect the protocol, and its clients: Lighthouse, Prysm and Teku. Under the Bounty Program, bounties will be presented for bugs identified in the protocol and clients.
The protocol has a clear goal – to deliver stable protocols and secure software upon release.
Hackers who identify these vulnerabilities will have a place on the leader board as well as a personal entry in the Genesis block . If a fault is identified, it could damage the reputation of the smart contracting platform, as well as calling into question the need of transiting to a new consensus algorithm. Continue Reading