Hack HeroX Challenge

Hack HeroX Challenge

Calling all hackers, we are looking for security experts to test our platform for web application frontend and backend vulnerabilities. Read Overview...


A penetration test, also known as a pen test, is an authorized simulated cyber attack on a computer system, performed to evaluate the security of the system. The test is performed to identify both weaknesses (also referred to as vulnerabilities), including the potential for unauthorized parties to gain access to the system's features and data, as well as strengths, enabling a full risk assessment to be completed.

During traditional penetration tests, companies source and hire expert freelancers or organizations to perform the security tests necessary for annual compliance with internal security protocols. At HeroX, we have decided to apply crowdsourcing to our regular security evaluations via an incentivized competition model.

If you are qualified and interested in participating in our pen test, visit the Guidelines Tab for more information.

April 2, 2019, 8 a.m. PDT
April 2, 2019, 12:03 p.m. PDT
Date Launched
May 7, 2019, 9:59 p.m. PDT
Phase I Deadline
May 21, 2019, 9:59 p.m. PDT
Phase II Deadline
May 28, 2019, 9:59 p.m. PDT
Finalists Announced
June 11, 2019, 9:59 p.m. PDT
Submission Deadline
June 12, 2019, 10 p.m. PDT
June 26, 2019, 9:59 p.m. PDT
Judging Close
July 3, 2019, 9:59 p.m. PDT
Aug. 23, 2019, 5:05 p.m. PDT
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