“Google” raise the value of the rewards for those who reveal security gaps




“Google” raise the value of the rewards for those who reveal security gaps
Is to provide financial rewards to security experts at exposing for security Tgrat in services “Google” different

Announced “Google” it will raise the financial value of the bonuses that are paid to those who shall inform the company about the security gaps in services.

The company said “Google” on her blog on security matters that rewards Exchange program, which the company began to apply since November of 2010, he had helped the company to fix many of the gaps, and provide better security for users of sites with the “Google”.

According to the company said on her blog has reached the number of security vulnerabilities that has processed since the start of the application of rewards program to 1500 Vulnerability in various services provided by, The value of bonuses material that have been submitted during this period about 828000 U.S. dollars went to more than 250 researcher security.

The amendments included by the “Google” on a program of exchange bonuses, increasing the material value of the reward offered to the researcher security in the event of detection of vulnerabilities across the site “cross-site scripting”, from 3133 dollars to 7500 dollars for the site “accounts Google”, and 1337 dollars to $ 5,000 for other sites belonging to the company “Google” such as e-mail service “Gmail”, or service “Google and Lalit.”

As for the security gaps related to bypass authentication “authentication bypass”, has been raising special bonuses unearthing of 5000 to U.S. $ 7500.
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