Bingbon Launches Crypto Bounty to Discover Security Vulnerabilities

Bingbon crypto derivatives trading platform is looking to beef up any lingering security issues via a bug bounty program in partnership with blockchain security outfit SlowMist. Participants stand the chance of earning up to 4,000 USDT depending on the severity of the discovered vulnerabilities.

The move is part of Bingbon’s efforts to improve its service delivery along. Security-focused bounties are a regular feature of the cryptocurrency space given the activities of hackers looking to steal user funds.

Bingbon and SlowMist Partner for Crypto Bounty Program

The Singapore-based Bingbon announced the news of the bug bounty in a press release shared with Blockonomi on Thursday (July 16, 2020). According to the press statement, the program is aimed at shoring up security vulnerabilities and other performance-related bugs on the Bingbon platform.

As part of the bounty program, users will be able to report security and performance issues while navigating the Bingbon platform. According to the press release, the rewards issued will fall under four categories based on the severity of the vulnerability.

Each category — low, medium, high, and critical — will attract a reward in both Tether (USDT) and SlowMist tokens (SLOWMIST). Bugs deemed critical will attract a reward of 2,500 to 4,000 USDT and 512 SLOWMIST.

High and medium-tagged bugs will see 1,000-2,000 USDT and 500-1,000 USDT rewards respectively with the SlowMist reward for both categories standing at 256 SLOWMIST and 100 SLOWMIST tokens. At the lowest end of the spectrum, vulnerabilities deemed to be of low severity will earn users 50-200 USDT and 32 SLOWMIST token rewards.

For Bingbon, the collaboration with SlowMist is part of efforts to strengthen its security architecture. Commenting on the partnership with SlowMist, Bingbon product lead, Daly Young remarked:

“Bingbon values safety and is fully aware that having a strong security ecosystem for crypto trading is imperative for our clients hence why we are…

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