The examples listed below are not exhaustive and the bounty amounts listed above are only rough guidelines. The exact amounts depends on the actual bug, feedback or suggestion.
We need and want your help to improve Numerai so we will aim to be generous and fair with our bounties where possible. If you feel like you deserve more/less bounty for your contribution just let us know!
If you see anything that is broken, report it! If it turns out to be a real issue and your report helped us fix it then we will give you a bounty!
Small website display issues, broken email, broken links
Minor exploits or vulnerabilities that do not risk user funds
Medium data errors, incorrect payouts, cannot submit/stake
Major exploits, security issues, smart contract vulnerabilities
While researching, we'd like to ask you to refrain from:
Denial of service
Automated scanning of any kind
Missing Security Headers (eg. HSTS, CSP)
Missing Secure Flags on Cookies
SSL issues (weak ciphers/key-size/BEAST/CRIME)
CSRF without any security impact
Rate limiting attacks (unless it constitutes a significant risk)
Email sending checks
Misconfigured DNS records (unless it constitutes a significant risk)
Tell us what you expected to happen, what is broken and whether or not it is still happening. Please include your username where appropriate. Please also include any instructions on how to reproduce the error or any screenshots / error messages.
If the issue is with the website, please include information about your browser and any extensions you may have installed (anti-virus, ad-blockers). If you are not comfortable posting this information in public you can also send us a direct message or send us an email to email@example.com.
If you have any good ideas about how to improve the Numerai propose it to us! If it is a good idea and we end up using it then we will give you a bounty!
Feedback & Suggestions
Small website features
Medium data, submissions and staking improvements
Large tournament rules/payouts, reputation
If you are going for a large bounty, it would be helpful if you wrote up your idea in a document (pdf or google docs) or a notebook (google colab, github).