Google raises cash bounty for reporting vulnerabilities in its services

By Dave LeClair
Jun 7, 2013
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  1. Google takes security seriously; so much so that it is willing to pay a bounty to anyone who manages to find a vulnerability in any of its services. The company began offering these payouts a couple of years ago, and...

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  2. VitalyT

    VitalyT TechSpot Guru Posts: 1,580   +488

    How does giving to charity count as doubling?
  3. wastedkill

    wastedkill TechSpot Maniac Posts: 1,059   +220

    Probably because google said "If individuals donate the funds to a charity it will be doubled" ?
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  4. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 2,825   +704

    I wonder if they'll consider me a charitable cause.:)
  5. If Microsoft started offering $5000 for a bug, it would be bankrupt very soon.


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