Google increases monetary rewards for finding security flaws in their services and products

Google has updated their reward program for security researchers. The company is now offering more money to qualified researchers who find bugs in their web and software products.

The company highlighted the main changes:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) bugs on now receive a reward of $7,500 (previously $3,133.7). Rewards for XSS bugs in other highly sensitive services such as Gmail and Google Wallet have been bumped up to $5,000 (previously $1,337), with normal Google properties increasing to $3,133.70 (previously $500).
The top reward for significant authentication bypasses / information leaks is now $7,500 (previously $5,000).




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