You have detected a security vulnerability in your browser.Chrome Of Google? The American search giant will be happy if you share the information with them and will even give you a very large prize
On the company's current move, Increasing the monetary reward For security vulnerabilities in Chrome, it was decided in response to a similar move made by Mozilla earlier this week, when the latter raised the maximum award for security vulnerabilities in ChromeFirefox To 3000 dollars.
Google, which in the past was primarily engaged in online search, has only recently begun to expand into the browser market. Of course, like almost any product, Chrome was not free from various problems, including bugs and security breaches. Because of this, Google launched early this year (January) Compensation program for security experts
Professional and amateurs alike to share their findings. Until then she had accepted Google
Reports of loopholes Security
From different users, but they were not rewarded financially and were forced to settle for a good feeling and improve the browser for their own benefit and for the benefit of others.
With the application of rewards program of Google
The rate of referrals to the company has risen considerably as many people have started conducting research and attempts to spot security failures out of economic interest. Some people have taken advantage of their proficiency in the field (and their free time…) in search of the coveted loophole that will put some money in their pocket. It is evident, then, that both sides have benefited from the plan, and the current move of Google
Is expected to benefit everyone.
To date, the amount of monetary compensation has been in line with the magnitude of the security breach reported. Thus, a small security breach would have credited the reporter with a few hundred dollars while a significant breach would have enriched the reporter's bank account by a more significant amount - so far, the highest amount Google has paid for a single report. Stands for $ 1337
However, alongside its current decision, is considering Google
Grant higher rewards even to small bug fixes but on the condition that the reporting be "quality". According to the company's definition, a quality report is one that raises a practical and effective proposal for treating a loophole (which will make it easier for the company's employees to repair the loophole very quickly) or one in which serious research work has been done.
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