Hack the Pentagon

Pierluigi Paganini November 13, 2017
Bug bounty programs and a vulnerability disclosure policy allowed Pentagon fix thousands of flaws

Bug bounty programs allowed the US agency to receive 2,837 valid bug reports from 650 white hat hackers located in 50 countries around the world. Bug bounty program ‘Hack the Pentagon’ launched by the Pentagon in 2016 along with the vulnerability disclosure policy announced nearly one year ago allowed the US agency to receive 2,837 valid bug reports […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 20, 2016
Student hacks Pentagon websites and gets thanked

David Dworken is the name of the student that hacked into the Pentagon US military’s website between classes at Maret High School and that the Government thanked. Recently we have reported the first results of the “Hack the Pentagon” program that allowed the discovery of numerous flaws in the computers of the US Government. News […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 14, 2016
Hack the Pentagon, hackers already found more than 100 flaws

Hackers contracted by the DoD under the Hack the Pentagon initiative have found more than 100 vulnerabilities exceeding Government’s expectations. Do you remember the ‘Hack the Pentagon‘ initiative? ‘Hack the Pentagon’ is the initiative launched by the US Government this year to test the resilience to cyber attacks of the US defenses. The Pentagon has launched the […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 02, 2016
US DoD invites a restricted number of hackers to Hack the Pentagon

Hack the Pentagon – DoD would invite outside hackers to test the cybersecurity of some public US Defense Department resources as part of a pilot initiative. Which is the best way to discover security vulnerabilities affecting a computer system? Ask a group of hackers to test it. This is the concept behind a bounty program, […]