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Google now pays up to $1.5 million for Titan M security vulnerabilities on the Pixel

Google created the Android Security Reward program back in 2015 to reward people who find and report Android security issues. Over the years, this program has helped fix thousands of issues, and Google has paid out over $4 million to researchers. Today, the company has announced an expansion of the program and new reward amounts...

Google now pays more for disclosing vulnerabilities in Chrome, Chrome OS, and some Play Store apps

One of the hardest aspects of maintaining a cross-platform product is ensuring its security. Vulnerabilities can be exploited on various platforms in various scenarios, and it's almost impossible for literally any company's security department to fix all of them on their own. That's why companies often use vulnerability disclosure rewards programs, which basically means giving...

Huawei opens a Vulnerability Reward Program with a max payout of ~$143,000

Mobile security is important for a number of reasons, no less because most of our personal lives now reside on our smartphones. From photographs to social media, anybody with malicious access to your device could, in theory, cause a number of problems in your life. That's why it's important to make sure you have the...

250+ Android devices have received security updates in last 90 days

While each of the two biggest mobile operating systems has their strengths and weaknesses, it's also apparent that both are working to improve things. On the Android side of things, malware and exploits have been a couple of topics that can go viral due to Android maintaining over 80% of the global smartphone market share....

Google Announces Better Payouts in Vulnerability Rewards Program at Nullcon India

Google is joining the security research community at Nullcon India this week in Goa. To mark the occasion, Google is announcing better payouts at the higher levels in the Google Vulnerability Rewards Program. The increase in rewards focuses on the upper-ends of severity, where finding such vulnerability takes significantly more time, effort and commitment.The reward payout...