[New Bug Bounty] NEAR Protocol Has Launched Bug Bounty With Up to $1 000 000 Reward Per Critical Vulnerability

Alex Horlan
Head of Triage, HackenProof
31 Oct, 2022
1 Minute Read

Meet NEAR Protocol

NEAR Protocol is a blockchain network with a Proof-of-Stake consensus algorithm. Instead of building layer 2, it relies on optimizing layer 1 using a sharding technology.

NEAR is built by Pagoda, a web3 startup platform offering blockchain development toolkits.

Check Out The Rewards

If you find a vulnerability according to the bounty rules, NEAR Protocol will reward you:

  • Critical: $500,000 – $1,000,000
  • High: $100,000 – $200,000
  • Medium: $5,000 – $20,000
  • Low: $100 – $1,000

Join The Bounty Hunt

The bounty is about hacking the whole blockchain protocol.

Make sure your reports contain info about these incidents:

  • Stealing or loss of funds
  • Unauthorized transaction
  • Transaction manipulation
  • Price manipulation
  • Fee payment bypass
  • Balance manipulation
  • Contracts execution flows
  • Consensus flaws
  • Peer-to-peer network flaws
  • Cryptographic flaws

To increase your chances of finding a critical bug, read the NEAR whitepaper here.

Once you’re ready, click here to join the bounty hunt!

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