Humans killed off Tasmanian Tigers single-handed

It really is all our fault: the Tasmanian Tiger, or thylacine, was wiped out entirely by human actions; disease didn't play a part, as was previously thought.

Kill a robot, win a bounty

Fancy yourself as a backroom Bladerunner? The FTC is offering a $50,000 reward for anyone that can come up with a way of killing off the robocalls that can make life so annoying.

White hats get debit cards for Facebook bugs

Anyone who watches the news or follows the tech press knows the number of security flaws plaguing software and devices of all sorts continues to increase at an alarming rate. 

Facebook pays out under bug-hunter bounty program

Facebook's bug-hunter bounty program has paid out more than $40,000 in just three weeks.

Facebook to pay bug-finders bounty

Facebook's offering a bounty to users who discover bugs on its site.

Microsoft puts $250,000 price on botnet operators' heads

Microsoft's offering a $250,000 reward for information leading to a successful criminal conviction for the Rustock botnet.

12-year-old identifies Firefox security flaw, gets $3,000 reward

A 12-year-old professional bug hunter recently received a whopping $3,000 from Mozilla for identifying a critical Firefox security flaw.