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Threatpost News Wrap, August 30, 2013

Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the big stories of the last couple of weeks, including the Syrian Electronic Army’s attacks against the registrar for the New York Times and Twitter, and the release of Facebook’s first transparency report.

Facebook Launches Bug Bounty Program

Social networking giant Facebook has finally boarded the bug bounty bandwagon. The company announced late last week they’ll award $500 for each bug to those who share information about flaws that could compromise the site’s privacy. The news confirms rumors that began to bubble at a Hack in the Box security conference back in May.

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