Now You Can Earn $200,000 From Google Bug Bounty Program
Google announced that they are increasing their Bug bounty offerings and make it to $200,000 for finding bugs in Android.
Android Security rewards program launched two years ago. Since its launch, Google has rewarded researchers over $1.5 million dollars. Earlier it was $30,000-$50,000, but no one was able to find working Exploit in Android core components. Now Google hopes this Bug Bounty reward program will attract more security researchers to find some serious bugs.
Now Google making changes in their Reward programs.
- Rewards for a remote kernel exploit increases from $30,000 to $150,000.
- Rewards for a remote exploit chain or exploit leading to TrustZone or Verified Boot compromise increases from $50,000 to $200,000.
Last week, Judy Malware hit 36.5Mn Android users. It has reported that up to 36.5 million Android devices affected by this malware which has generated a huge revenue for their developers with the help of fraud clicking on their ad campaigns. Now it has been fixed and removed from Play store by Google.