Vulnerability Disclosure Policy

Vulnerability Disclosure Policy

Effective: Jan 3rd, 2019

At BoostUp, trust is our #1 value and we take the protection of our customers’ data very seriously.

The BoostUp security team acknowledges the valuable role that independent security researchers play in Internet security. As a result, we encourage responsible reporting of any vulnerabilities that may be found in our site or applications. BoostUp is committed to working with security researchers to verify and address any potential vulnerabilities that are reported to us.

Please review these terms before you test and/or report a vulnerability. BoostUp pledges not to initiate legal action against researchers for penetrating or attempting to penetrate our systems as long as they adhere to this policy.

Reporting a potential security vulnerability:

  1. Privately share details of the suspected vulnerability with BoostUp by sending an email to
  2. Provide full details of the suspected vulnerability so the BoostUp security team may validate and reproduce the issue

BoostUp does not permit the following types of security research:

While we encourage you to discover and report to us any vulnerabilities you find in a responsible manner, the following conduct is expressly prohibited:

  1. Performing actions that may negatively affect BoostUp or its users (e.g. Spam, Brute Force, Denial of Service…)
  2. Accessing, or attempting to access, data or information that does not belong to you
  3. Destroying or corrupting, or attempting to destroy or corrupt, data or information that does not belong to you
  4. Conducting any kind of physical or electronic attack on BoostUp personnel, property or data centers
  5. Social engineering any BoostUp service desk, employee or contractor
  6. Conduct vulnerability testing of participating services using anything other than test accounts (e.g. Developer or Trial Edition instances)
  7. Violating any laws or breaching any agreements in order to discover vulnerabilities

The BoostUp security team commitment:

We ask that you do not share or publicize an unresolved vulnerability with/to third parties. If you responsibly submit a vulnerability report, the BoostUp security team and associated development organizations will use reasonable efforts to:

  1. Respond in a timely manner, acknowledging receipt of your vulnerability report
  2. Provide an estimated time frame for addressing the vulnerability report
  3. Notify you when the vulnerability has been fixed

We are happy to thank every individual researcher who submits a vulnerability report helping us improve our overall security posture at BoostUp