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Synonyms for bounty

Synonyms for bounty

a sum of money offered for a special service, such as the apprehension of a criminal


Synonyms for bounty

payment or reward (especially from a government) for acts such as catching criminals or killing predatory animals or enlisting in the military

the property of copious abundance

generosity evidenced by a willingness to give freely

a ship of the British navy

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Department of Defense, General Motors, Google, Twitter, GitHub, Nintendo, Lufthansa, Panasonic Avionics, Qualcomm, Starbucks, Dropbox, Intel, the CERT Coordination Center and over 1,200 other organizations have partnered with HackerOne to find over 100,000 vulnerabilities and award over $45M in bug bounties. HackerOne is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in London, New York, the Netherlands, and Singapore.
The rationale for bounties changed in the late nineteenth century, when justification switched from protecting livestock to shielding desirable game animals and birds from predation.
HackerOne, BugCrowd and Synack have become the big three when it comes to organizing bug bounties which can involve 10 or tens of thousands or more hackers targeting a customer for the best reasons.
The amount we pay for bounties is generally consistent across similar issues, but it can change as the risk landscape evolves.
According to Adam Smith, it was precisely this program of bounties, especially the tonnage bounty, which was so wasteful of public funds and thus detrimental to the British economy.
"While a small handful of other companies have implemented bug bounties, we believe we are the first financial services company to do so," Barrett said.
Issuers' internal compliance personnel, attorneys, auditors, and other recipients of privileged communications are also ineligible to receive bounties for claims related to their clients' securities violations.
With Dodd-Frank, the SEC is set both to increase staff and award significant bounties to eligible whistle-blowers.
Even though our case was brought under the old insider-trading law, it was clearly meant to send a message to all potential whistleblowers that the SEC is serious about paying bounties for information about financial misconduct.
The last time I wrote about a bounty tournament I was one of the bounties, so wrote about my strategy and also gave readers some advice about how you could knock us out.
Google announced a bug-bounty program that will pay researchers $500 for each vulnerability they report in the Chrome browser and its underlying open-source code.<p>In a post to the Chromium project's blog, Chris Evans, who works on the Chrome security team, said the base bounty would be $500, but that "particularly severe or particularly clever" bugs would reap rewards of $1,337 each.<p>The latter amount is a reference to "leet," a kind of geek-speak used by some researchers; there, "leet" is rendered as "1337."<p>New vulnerabilities in Chrome, Chromium -- the open-source project that Google uses to craft Chrome -- and plug-ins that ship with Chrome, such as Google Gears, are eligible for bounties, said Evans.
Courtesy of Arizona PVA member Homer Townsend, "bounties" were assigned to five players.
AN MSP yesterday called for bounties to be paid for the capture or killing of grey squirrels in Scotland.
have been warned that bounties for their capture or death of up to $50,000 have been placed on their heads.
CEO Charles Celia launched BountyQuest in October 2000, with a substantial portfolio of initial bounties, most of them in the areas of computers/Internet/business methods and biotech/pharmaceuticals.