Hacker Reviews

With Hacker Reviews, you have the option to 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 which 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 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!


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

  • Give a positive review


  • Give a negative review


Regardless of whether the review is positive or negative, the hacker will receive an email with the contents of the review. hacker-review-4

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. hacker-review-5