Earn $40,000……by helping prevent cyber attacks on Facebook, Instagram accounts

If you are a good at hacking, then read this.

You stand to earn $40,000 for finding and responsibly reporting critical vulnerabilities in the websites and mobile applications owned by Facebook that could allow cyber attackers to take over user accounts.

Facebook announced that it has raised the monetary reward for account takeover vulnerabilities to encourage security researchers and bug bounty hunters in helping Facebook to fix high impact issues before nefarious hackers exploit them.

The experts are expected to spot security vulnerabilities in InstagramWhatsApp, and Oculus, that can lead to a full account takeover.

Besides including access tokens leakage or the ability to access users’ valid sessions, will be rewarded an average bounty of $40,000 reward (if user interaction is not required at all), and $25,000 reward—if minimum user interaction is required.

“We encourage researchers to share their proof of concept reports with us without having to also discover bypasses for Facebook defense mechanisms,” Facebook said.

“By increasing the award for account takeover vulnerabilities and decreasing the technical overhead necessary to be eligible for bug bounty, we hope to encourage an even larger number of high quality submissions from our existing and new white hat researchers to help us secure over 2 billion users.”