And who says crime doesn’t pay?

Nintendo is teaming up with HackerOne group to find security vulnerabilities in the 3DS. The cash rewards range from $100 to $20,000 dollars, awarded to who finds the openings.

Some examples of activities Nintendo is using these bounties to stop are:

  • Piracy, including:
    • Game application dumping
    • Copied game application execution
  • Cheating, including:
    • Game application modification
    • Save data modification
  • Dissemination of inappropriate content to children

The vulnerabilities their interested in include:

  • System vulnerabilities regarding the Nintendo 3DS™ family of systems
  • Vulnerabilities regarding Nintendo-published applications for the Nintendo 3DS™ family of systems
  • Hardware vulnerabilities regarding the Nintendo 3DS™ family of systems
  • Low-cost cloning
  • Security key detection via information leaks

If you’re a hackers or modders who is looking to get some cash, submit a report here to HackerOne.

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