Microsoft has introduced a bug bounty program for its ElectionGuard SDK. ElectionGuard is an open source SDK that aims to make voting systems more secure. Microsoft introduced the SDK earlier this year, and has added the bounty program as another element of its Defending Democracy Program.
A security researcher recently noticed what he called "suspicious" API calls when ordering a Starbucks gift card. Because Starbucks runs a bug bounty program, Curry dug a little more. Soon thereafter, Curry found Starbucks had potentially exposed personal records of around 100 million customers.