Bug bounty 2018

Until further notice, I offer the following rewards for the discovery of bugs in the Ancient Brain site.
  • € 20 for a minor bug.
  • € 100 for a major bug.
  • € 200 for a critical bug.
My decisions are final.

I have the funds. So go try and hack it!

I have paid out € 460 so far. Thanks to all who submitted bugs. Keep them coming! Find more!

Hacking ideas

Here are some ideas to test for bugs and exploits:

Do not cause damage

If you find an exploit that can cause damage:

If you actually cause damage, you will not be paid. Instead, report how you could cause damage, and collect your payment.

Do not report

Do not bother reporting issues on these platforms:
  • Windows Phone
  • Old IE
  • Any browser that does not support HTML5
I am also aware of these issues: Also: First come first served. Second report of same bug gets nothing.

Firewall blocks

Hacking attempts may trigger the site firewall (not my code) and it may give you blocks/timeouts if certain rules are triggered.
  • To check if your IP is blocked / given a timeout, or if something else is going on, try the site from another IP.
  • An actual bug might be if firewall rules are being triggered when they should not be, so you could report that.

Send reports

Send bug and exploit reports to:

And you will (subject to my decision) get rewards as above.

Dr. Mark Humphrys
Ancient Brain
Tel: (+353 1) 700-8059

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