Committed to “providing gamers all over the world with great experiences,” Sony has today announced the start of a public PlayStation Bug Bounty program in collaboration with security platform HackerOne, inviting the security research community, gamers, and others to test the security of PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Network.
“I’m happy to announce today that we have started a public PlayStation Bug Bounty program because the security of our products is a fundamental part of creating amazing experiences for our community,” noted Geoff Norton, Sony’s Senior Director of Software Engineering.
Sony’s bug bounty program has rewards for various issues, including critical issues on PS4. Critical vulnerabilities for PS4 have bounties starting at $50,000.
To date, we have been running our bug bounty program privately with some researchers. We recognize the valuable role that the research community plays in enhancing security, so we’re excited to announce our program for the broader community.
We have carefully considered what issues will be in scope at this time.
You can find more details regarding the program at this page.