Nintendo to Offer Up to $20,000 for Anyone that Finds Switch Vulnerabilities

By William D’Angelo

Nintendo has updated its HackerOne policy to include the Nintendo Switch.

Nintendo offers cash rewards between $100 and $20,000 for anyone who can find and report vulnerabilities in Nintendo’s latest console, as well as the Nintendo 3DS.

One of the other changes to the policy is that “Nintendo reserves the right to choose whether or not it will address any reported vulnerabilities.”

The HackerOne program launched in December. Since then three individuals have received bounties for discovering three Nintendo 3DS exploits.

Thanks Perfectly Nintendo.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D’Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let’s Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

Full Article – http://www.vgchartz.com/article/267891/nintendo-to-offer-up-to-20000-for-anyone-that-finds-switch-vulnerabilities/

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Source:: VGChartz

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