For the first time in Bugcrowd’s seven-year history it paid out more than $500,000 in bounty fees to its white hats in a one-week period.

For all of October more than 550 white-hat hacker working with Bugcrowd earned $1.6 million with the top recipient taking home $40,000.

“As those on the Bugcrowd platform know, and often look forward to, we pay out for valid findings on a weekly basis. We’re extremely excited to announce that we’ve hit a milestone: last week, we paid out over a half million dollars, straight to our hackers’ pockets,” said Bugcrowd’s David Baker.

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