The company’s bug bounty program boosted to a $1.5 million top prize.
Are you a hacker? Can you find a bug? Are you someone whose tech/hacking knowledge can find a unique? If you fit in the above-said things, you are in for a bug bounty of $1 million from Google.
All you have to do is hack into its Titan M chip on the Pixel device. Making it official Google announced to give $1 million as a reward to one who can find a bug in its Pixel phones that may compromise user’s data.
The reward goes to $1.5 million if you can find you can find an exploit on specific developer preview versions of Android. Well, that’s indeed a prize amount to attract many.
“Just like when Apple raised their bug bounty to $1m, Google’s move won’t compete with the ‘black market’ [of selling to criminals], which can raise prices any time,” said Katie Moussouris, chief executive of Luta Security.
“This price for external research raises questions for retention and recruitment of internal talent meant to prevent flaws.”