From: Caitriona Helena Heinl
A 19-year-old was among those who won 1 million air miles for disclosing vulnerabilities to United Airlines. Graham Cluley.
Vulnerability researcher Olivier Beg from Amsterdam has been handsomely rewarded with one million airmiles by United Airlines, after finding some 20 security holes in the company's software.
As the Dutch Broadcast Foundation reports, the 19-year-old has benefited from the bug bounty scheme that the airline introduced last year to encourage bug hunters to disclose their findings responsibly to the airline rather than publish them to others on the net who might attempt to exploit them. Read more at the link.