Google Pays $10K For Hackers Help

Tagged: Google Chrome, Software
Source: Jared Maynard - Read the full article
Posted: 4 years 4 weeks ago

Google Chrome Developers Fee $5, Fixing up Google Chrome $10k, Not surfing the Internet with IE... Priceless!

"This week Google has released the newest version of Google Chrome web browser and the fixes included memory corruption, address bar spoofing and browser crashes. Google took to the best digital bounty hunters on the web to help find what needed fixing and the group did not disappoint while the cost of the fixes came to a cool $10,000."

 

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3dGameMan
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:D

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The thing is the hackers they probably already know about those flaws and a company like google is just paying to learn about them. Either way if they make money on finding flaws it becomes a known issue that someone can fix rather than a secret that everyone will deny is there.

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I know one thing, this will make an interesting poll question ;)

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So those same hackers know Google's Chrome weaknesses and security flaws? I bet they'll make more than 10,000$ with that knowledge.

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Tiv wrote:

I think it's a good idea to pay hackers, what do you think?


actually some govrnements (example china) are already doing this so they can hack other countries its $databases and see some very interesting information

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I think it's a good idea to pay hackers, what do you think?