Google always reward the inventor of Bug in Chrome

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012 - Business Gallery

Google always reward the inventor of Bug in ChromeGoogle always reward the inventor of Bug in Chrome

Google has given a reward of 47 500 U.S. dollars (approximately Rp. 430 million) to three researchers from outside the company who have successfully found the Chrome browser security holes. Google always reward the inventor of Bug in Chrome

Three of the researchers named Aki Helin, Arthur Gerkis, and someone who identified with the initials “miaubiz” has found 14 bugs in Chrome.

14 A number of bugs found tesebut researchers labeled “High”, meaning the second most serious threat to Chrome. Ten of the bug is labeled the vulnerability of memory management called “user-after-free”, ie the type of damage found on the memory.

This security flaw has been fixed and Google will continue to be supervised by using AddressSanitizer, memory failure detector that made ​​Google.

The three of them actually only got 17 500 dollars, but Google adds each 10 thousand dollars for three people considered to be engaged in “sustained, extraordinary” according to Google. Thus, the total funds provided by Google is 47 500 U.S. dollars.

The trio of researchers is indeed the most productive according to Google. In 2011 for example, Google has provided 40 thousand dollars for “miaubiz”, 7,500 dollars for Helin, and 4000 U.S. dollars for Gerkis.

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Throughout the year, at least Google has spent 73 thousand dollars to researchers from outside the company. This amount will be increased by 1 million dollars for the event CanSecWest Security Conference held in Vancouver, Canada, 7 to March 9, 2012.

Google set up prizes worth Rp. 9 billion for the hacker who hacked Chrome with a variety of categories. Google is also preparing Chromebook for each winner in every category.

With this funding, Google said it is serious in honoring the work of the investigators and security guard company’s flagship browser: Chrome. Google always reward the inventor of Bug in Chrome

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