The Game of Bug Bounty Hunting - Money, Drama, Action and Fame

List of Topics to be covered:

1. History of Bug bounties
2. Difference between Penetration Test and Bug Bounties
3. What is the X-factor? How to get it?
4. How a Pentester turns into a bug bounty hunter?
- Platforms, ways to participate
5. Bug Hunter Methodology
- The tricks and tips
- Practicals of approaching a target
- Creating the best possible of the scope
- Where to look and what to look for
- XSS, CSRF, SQLi, IDOR .....
- How much important is the report ?
- Best tools to use
6. Let's do it right now....
7. Legal issues and being safe
8. Best of the submissions - Hackerone
9. Hackers to follow, blogs to read
10. How to Learn and improvise


  1. Basics of web/mobile application security
  2. Ability to ask questions and laugh on jokes
  3. Laptop


Abhinav Mishra

With the unconditional love towards security, be it applications or networks, I have been hacking since 9+ years. Founded ENCIPHERS, a security consulting and training company.


Starts at Sunday August 28 2016, 11:00 AM. The sessions runs for about 4 hours.