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Tor Project to Start Bug Bounty Program — Get Paid for HACKING!

The non-profit organization behind TOR – the largest online anonymity network that allows people to hide their real identity online – will soon be launching a "Bug Bounty Program" for researchers who find loopholes in Tor apps.

The bounty program was announced during the recurring 'State of the Onion' talk by Tor Project at Chaos Communication Congress held in Hamburg, Germany.
Bug bounty programs are cash rewards gave by companies or organizations to white hat hackers and researchers who hunt for serious security vulnerabilities in their website or products and then responsibly disclose them.
Bug bounties are designed to encourage security researchers and hackers to responsibly report the vulnerabilities they discovered, rather than exploiting it.
The bug bounty program will start in the new year. The Tor Project is following in the footsteps of a number of major technology companies, such as Facebook, Google, Paypal, and Mozilla, which offer bug bounties in t…

StartUp To Learn Hacking: Google's Dorks...

Google Dork is an employee who unknowingly exposes sensitive corporate information on the Internet. Google dork queries are built with the advanced search operators that IT administrators, researchers and other professionals use in their daily work to narrow down search engine results. Because search operators can be strung together, an attacker can use complex queries to find information that was published on the Internet but was not meant to be found. The use of advanced search operators to find information that is not easily accessed through simple searches is sometimes called Google dorking or Google hacking. Google hacking is a computer hacking technique that uses Google Search and other Google applications to find security holes in the configuration and computer code that websites use. Google hacking involves using advanced operators in the Google search engine to locate specific strings of text within search results. Some of the more popular examples are finding specific ve…