Yandex will pay $ 5,000 for the search for vulnerabilities

Administration of the biggest Russian search engine Yandex announced the contest to find the vulnerabilities that can lead to leakage of personal data belonging to users of Yandex resources.

To enter the contest to find sites Yandex corresponding error and report it to the address security-report@yandex-team.ru. The contest will be admitted vulnerabilities found in the Russian, Turkmen and Belarusian sites Yandex, as well as yandex.com and moikrug.ru. Specially stipulates that the competition does not apply to service Yandex. Information about the found vulnerability should remain confidential for three months from the date of the relevant send an email to the organizers of the contest.

Results of the action plan to bring on 25 November. The participant who finds the most critical vulnerability, will receive 5000 dollars. The criteria by which to determine the criticality of the vulnerability are not reported.

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