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Google challenges developers to find bugs in Chromium Browser

Google adapts Mozilla's strategy for code enhancement

If you are able to deduct a security related bug that can be classified as high or critical priority in the open source Chromium or Google Chrome branch (stable, beta and dev) , Google is willing pay up to $1337 for your efforts. Bugs can be filed at the Chromium bug tracker. The reward amount starts at $500 and climbs higher depending on the weightiness of the bug in question.

According to Google’s chromium blog, apart from encouraging more participation from the developer community, the prize announcement is intended for Google “to stay on top of the latest browser security features” through independent analysis from the Industry security experts. The idea is inspired by The Mozilla Security Bug Bounty Program that operates along the same lines and rewards those that contribute to security enhancements in it’s software . Visit blog.chromium.org for more details.

 

 

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