Iinterministerial digital department (Dinum) values its platform. Dinum is offering up to 20,000 euros to anyone who can hack and find security vulnerabilities on the FranceConnect and AgentConnect platforms, reports The Parisian. Launched by the website Yeswehack.com with government approval, this operation offers different rewards depending on the severity of the breach. In case of a weak security breach, the amount increases to 100 euros, goes up to 800 euros for a weak security breach and finally 3,000 euros for a high security breach.
FranceConnect is an authentication system widely used in France. It allows you to connect to various online services such as health insurance or tax service. AgentConnect is also an authentication system, but it only concerns public sector agents.
Strengthen the security of these platforms
Through this initiative, the government hopes to guarantee a high level of security for these two platforms and above all to prevent the theft of user data, its misuse or even redirects to malicious websites, explains the daily. READ TOO Terrorists, rogue states… “We must prepare for dangerous uses of AI”Several conditions are imposed to pocket this bonus. The hackers must be the first to report a failure, successfully connect to one of the platforms or clearly describe all the steps to follow to reproduce the reported problem. It should be noted that tests that could damage or interrupt the platforms should be avoided. Award candidates must also not disclose, manipulate or destroy any user’s data.