EOSEOS is currently selling for $14.03, which puts the coin up 1.99% in the past 24 hours. EOS's price has been fairly steady for the past day, with no big jumps in either direction. Before EOS launched its mainnet, a vulnerability was found in the code that could have caused devastating consequences for the blockchain network. That vulnerability has since been fixed, but Dan Larimer and his team have been on the lookout for any more bugs that may cause problems. Notably, Larimer tweeted out a bounty to help EOS locate any remaining issues, offering up a reward to whoever could find something that needed fixing ASAP.
Well, someone took him up on that offer. Ethical hacker Guido Vranken found as many as 11 confirmed bugs in the EOS software in the span of a week. His reward? Nearly $120,000 - not too shabby for a week's worth of work. Despite the criticism Larimer and Block.one received for offering only $10,000 per bug (after raising $4 billion in the EOS ICO), Vranken isn't upset. Would you be with $120,000? Block.one even went so far as to offer Vranken a position with the company - although no word yet on whether he took them up on that offer. Vranken has been a successful bug tracker for blockchains, reporting bugs to Ethereum, Ripple, and Stellar. All 11 of Vranken's reported bugs have now been fixed by EOS, reports The Next Web. >> EOS Block Producers: The Candidates, the Process, the Why
Help us find critical bugs in #EOSIO before our 1.0 release. $10K for every unique bug that can cause a crash, privilege escalation, or non-deterministic behavior in smart contracts. Offer subject to change, ID required, validity decided at the sole discretion of Block One.— Daniel Larimer (@bytemaster7) May 28, 2018