Google bug bounty program hits $2 million mark

By on
Google bug bounty program hits $2 million mark

Google, which introduced its bug bounty program three years ago, announced this week that it has doled out more than $2 million to vulnerability hunters.

The company actually offers two programs, one for Google-owned services, such as its flagship Google.com site, and another for the Chromium Project, the open source web browser that operates Google Chrome. When combined, more than 2,000 bugs were reported on and fixed, according to a Google blog post.

This article originally appeared at scmagazineus.com

Got a news tip for our journalists? Share it with us anonymously here.
Copyright © SC Magazine, US edition
Tags:

Most Read Articles

You must be a registered member of CRN to post a comment.
| Register

Poll

Have you adopted agile methodologies?
Yes - And it made a big different improve productivity
Yes - But it's not made a big difference to productivity
No - But we're thinking of giving it a try
No – We’re happy with our current methods
No - Because it is a stupid idea and a fad
View poll archive

Log In

Username / Email:
Password:
  |  Forgot your password?