Hack the Army

  • Army’s first-ever bug bounty finds entry points to sensitive DoD systems

    In November, when Army officials decided to launch the service’s first-ever bug bounty, one of the key questions they wanted to answer was whether sensitive personnel records were vulnerable to theft by hackers via the…

  • Army’s first bug bounty uncovers entry point to sensitive DoD network

    When Army officials decided to launch the service’s first-ever bug bounty, one of the key questions they wanted to answer was whether sensitive personnel records were vulnerable to theft by hackers via the Army’s public-facing websites. As it turns out, the answer was yes.

  • Pentagon expands white-hat hacker challenge to all comers

    The Defense Department undertook a significant expansion of its new crowdsourced approach to cybersecurity Monday, opening its “Hack the Pentagon” challenge to literally anyone and providing them a legal route to report any security holes they find.

  • Army takes page from DoD with hacker contest

    The Army will call on cyber amateurs and experts to try to break into the service’s personnel and recruiting sites.