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Google following Mozilla Firefox lead, Bucks for Bugs

Google normally go on and on with innovative products and accessories but now turns to follow Mozilla Firefox lead - Bucks for Bugs..!

Recently Mozilla come forward with reward to an 12 year old boy, Alex Miller for hunting bugs, for he spotted a critical security flaw hidden away in the Firefox code, following the lead Google announced that it will reward the users if spot out and report any security flaws both in their Software and Websites.

"We are announcing an experimental new vulnerability reward program that applies to Google Web properties
. As well as enabling us to thank regular contributors in a new way, we hope our new program will attract new researchers and the types of reports that help make our users safer." Says the company.

List of Google Web properties in which bugs can be found on:


YouTube
Blogger
Orkut and others
Android and Picasa are exempt

Reward will range from $500 to $3100 depending what the flaw is? Google will double the donation if you decide to give the prize to charity.

A similar program was already started by Google in January for its Chrome browser which they say "uncovered a wide range of great bugs...contributing to a more secure Chromium browser for millions of users.""

Google started a similar program in January for its Chrome browser which they say "uncovered a wide range of great bugs...contributing to a more secure Chromium browser for millions of users."

Also the name of one who gets paid will be featured on the credits page of the site..,

Come on Users get ready for not only the reward of Google, spotting out the flaws you will also be spotted around the world – www through Google.., why not also fault finders use this opportunity..? :)

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