GitHub today beefed up its . The Microsoft-owned company has expanded the program’s scope, increased its reward amounts, and added Legal Safe Harbor terms to its policy. GitHub also revealed that it paid out over $250,000 to security researchers in 2018 through its public bounty program, researcher grants, private bug bounty programs, and a live-hacking event. Of that total, $165,000 was specifically paid out to researchers through the public bug bounty program.
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