NETGEAR Cash Rewards

  • $150 – $1,200 per vulnerability
  • Up to $15,000 maximum reward

Program stats

  • Vulnerabilities rewarded 1301
  • Validation within about 2 months 75% of submissions are accepted or rejected within about 2 months
  • Average payout $487.50 within the last 3 months

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About NETGEAR Cash Rewards Program

NETGEAR’s mission is to be the innovative leader in connecting the world to the internet. To achieve this mission, we must earn and maintain our customers’ trust by protecting the privacy and security of their data.

This program encourages and rewards contributions by developers and security researchers who help make NETGEAR’s products more secure. NETGEAR provides monetary rewards and kudos for qualifying vulnerability submissions to this program. For submissions outside the scope of this program NETGEAR rewards Kudos points. Please click on the following link to the NETGEAR Kudos Rewards Program.

Arlo products have their own Bug Bounty program. Please click the following link to the Arlo Cash Rewards Program.


Only the following products are eligible for cash rewards:

Product Firmware Router Web Management Mobile Apps Type
Nighthawk Pro Gaming Routers X X X IoT
Nighthawk Pro Gaming Switches X X X IoT
Nighthawk Routers X X X IoT
Nighthawk Switches X X X IoT
Orbi X X X IoT
Insight Managed Smart Cloud Wireless Access Points X X X IoT / Web
Meural Canvas and Frames X X X IoT

Only the vulnerabilities found in the latest version of the above are eligible. To find the latest version, search by model number at NETGEAR Support. Targets listed below denote Cloud Infrastructure that support in-scope devices and are included in scope:

Scope and rewards

Program rules

This program follows Bugcrowd’s standard disclosure terms.

For any testing issues (such as broken credentials, inaccessible application, or Bugcrowd Ninja email problems), please submit through the Bugcrowd Support Portal. We will address your issue as soon as possible.

This program does not offer financial or point-based rewards for P5 — Informational findings. Learn more about Bugcrowd’s VRT.