The unintended consequences of rewarding beg bounty hunters

Credit to Author: Chester Wisniewski| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 13:00:34 +0000

This is the third article in a series on the phenomenon of “beg bounty” hunters. The first two articles consider what it is, why people do it, and how. This one details the experience of one particular target.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/HxyeuDmEC70″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Beg bounty hunting – why do people do it, and how?

Credit to Author: Chester Wisniewski| Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 13:00:29 +0000

I recently wrote a Sophos News article on the whole phenomenon of “beg bounties” and invited organizations that had been affected to get in touch. Many did and some had amazing stories to tell. In this article I will explain what I learned about why people become beg bounty hunters and how they approach it. A further article will detail the experience of one particular target.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/m5wRuIDk62Y” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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