Bugcrowd Reports Ethical Hackers Prevented $27B in Cybercrime

By John P. Mello Jr. November 17, 2021 4:00 AM PT Email Article


Over the last year, ethical hackers have prevented more than US$27 billion in , according to a report released Tuesday by a leading bug bounty platform.

In its annual Inside the Mind of a Hacker report, Bugcrowd maintained that ethical hackers working on its platform were able to prevent those cybercrime losses to organizations by exposing vulnerabilities that would otherwise have gone undetected.