US Department of the State offers the reward of 10 million dollars for those who provide information about hackers controlled by foreign governments; these unidentified culprits are known for their cyber attacks on critical infrastructures of the United States. The press office of U.S. authority reported that on July 15.
"Commensurate with the seriousness with which we view these cyber threats, the Rewards for Justice program has set up a Dark Web (Tor-based) tips-reporting channel to protect the safety and security of potential sources", reads the message.
The Department of the State claimed that the reward can be delivered in bitcoins, and the informers will enjoy protection from the government.
This is part of the Rewards for Justice program implemented by the US government in 1984. Since then, "the program has paid in excess of $200 million to more than 100 people across the globe who provided actionable information that helped prevent terrorism, bring terrorist leaders to justice, and resolve threats to U.S. national security", reads the message on the website.