Open Bug Bounty pursues a steady growth in 2019 with over 212,148 fixed vulnerabilities

Hi Folks,

Some inspiring statistics [January – June 2019] of our community for your attention:


  • Notable reports for Apple, Amazon, Airbnb, Asus, BBC, MIT and 98 more from Alexa Top 1000
  • 92,598 new vulnerability reports amid which 47,812 are already fixed (51.6%)
  • Average time to fix is 53 days
  • Most rapid fix is 12 minutes


  • 931 new security researchers joined our community
  • 311 researchers were recommended by website owners

Bug Bounties:

  • 516 remunerated bug bounties started with 1022 websites in total

Most Untrivial Gifts to the Researchers:

We are now the most rapidly growing open community committed to responsible disclosure. We continue to remain free, open and transparent.

We really make web safer, let’s continue this great journey!

Footprinting and Reconnaissance with DIRB Tool (For Security Researcher and Bug Bounty Hunters)

Reconnaissance play very important role in any security auditing or bug bounty program. In this article we will see how DIRB can be used for Reconnaissance and Footprinng. “If I had six hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first four sharpening the axe” – Abraham Lincoln Introduction to DIRB Dirb is a…

Fuxploider – @almandin

” Fuxploider is an open source penetration testing tool that automates the process of detecting and exploiting file upload forms flaws. This tool is able to detect the file types allowed to be uploaded and is able to detect which technique will work best to upload web shells or any malicious file on the desired web server. “

Enhanced ratings for bug bounties at Open Bug Bounty

Following, a steady growth of new bug bounty programs at Open Bug Bounty (almost 500 soon!), we gladly present the following new features on the platform:

– Detailed bug bounty ratings by researchers
– Comments on bug bounty available to researchers
– Responses to the comments available to bug bounty owners

Thereby, security researchers will now be able to focus on reputable bug bounty programs committed to timely remediate reported vulnerabilities and fairly recognize efforts of the researchers.

The new features are designed to further promote and advance a frictionless and transparent dialogue between security researchers and bug bounties owners.

Please use a respectful, fact-based and improvement-oriented style for all your comments and responses!


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