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Following the aftermath of a security firm revealing its reward -- $12.50 t-shirts -- for finding severe vulnerabilities in Yahoo services, the tech giant has begun a review of its Bug Bounty policies.Yahoo Reviews Its Bug Report Policy: T-Shirts Weren't Enough! [zdnet.com]
Reward: Perhaps the most important part -- the t-shirts are history, and will be replaced with rewards between $150 - $15,000 for vulnerabilities classified as "new, unique and/or high risk."
The new policy will be released by the end of October 2013. In the meantime, to appease disgruntled t-shirt holders, the firm will implement the new policy retroactively back to July 1, 2013