This hacker made $120K in a week by finding bugs in EOS cryptocurrency

June 5, 2018 Neer Varshney


Researchers have continuously shown that even the largest cryptocurrency and blockchain platforms often suffer from severe security vulnerabilities – that is despite being worth billions of dollars. So if you’re looking to make a quick buck with your extraordinary pentesting skills, you might want to take a cue from this researcher who found a series of bugs in trending blockchain solution EOS. After a thorough analysis of the technology, Dutch ethical hacker Guido Vranken found several vulnerabilities in the EOS network which entitled him to a hefty $120,000 reward from the company’s bug bounty program. Thank you. A couple more…

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