Hack Android and get R2.6 million
“Because every Android release includes more security protections and no researcher has claimed the top reward for an exploit chain in two years, we’re excited to increase our top-line payouts for these exploits,” said Google.
- Rewards for a remote exploit chain or exploit leading to TrustZone or Verified Boot compromise increase from £50,000 to £200,000.
- Rewards for a remote kernel exploit increase from £30,000 to £150,000.
“In addition to rewarding for vulnerabilities, we continue to work with the broad and diverse Android ecosystem to protect users from issues reported through our programme.”
- ^ improvements (security.googleblog.com)
- ^ Microsoft Office bug opens a CMD window then quickly closes it (mybroadband.co.za)