Hacker Reviews

Highlight a key behavior that allows HackerOne to award or assist the hacker accordingly

Updated over a week ago

With Hacker Reviews, you can send comments on hacker behavior to HackerOne and the hacker after closing a report. The reviews also enable the reviewer to highlight a key behavior that allows HackerOne to award or assist the hacker accordingly. Positive reviews can be added as a testimonial to the hacker's profile page.

When giving a review, you can:

  • Choose whether to provide a positive or negative rating for the hacker.

  • Select 1 of 4 preselected areas where the hacker excelled.

  • Provide feedback to hackers and HackerOne about hacker behavior.

Enable Hacker Reviews

To enable hacker reviews:

  1. Go to Program Settings > Program > Automation > Hackbot.

  2. Select Turn on for Review reporter.

How Reviews Work

To give a hacker review:

  1. Close the report and mark it as resolved.

  2. Hackbot will prompt you to give the hacker of the report a review. You can choose from:

    • Yes, it was great!

    • Could have been better.

    • No thanks!

review hacker prompt

You'll fill out these forms if you choose to:

  • Give a positive review

    positive feedback form
  • Give a negative review

    Negative feedback form

Regardless of whether the review is positive or negative, the hacker will receive an email with the contents of the review.

email to hacker with review

When the review is positive, the reviewer also has the option to leave a public endorsement as a testimonial on the hacker's profile page, which serves as an opportunity to tell the world about just how awesome the hacker is.

Review as seen by hacker

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