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CYBER SMART: How old is the youngest Bug Bounty Hacker?

Written by Jordan True

May 13th, 2016

Answer: 10 years old.

Jani, the talented 10-year old Finnish boy recently won $10,000 bug bounty from Instagram! He discovered the serious vulnerability and has since become famous both in local Finland news, and across the web with major InfoSec publications including Hacker News. He will use his new money to buy a football and new bike!

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Jordan True

Jordan is a social media strategist, digital community manager and a lover of all things IT. She currently manages the Social Media Program at Thycotic and loves to connect with technology communities online and at enterprise IT events. Addicted to the outdoors, you can find Jordan on the running trails in her free time or sharing the latest InfoSec buzz on Twitter @ThycoticJordan.