Google security increase their rewards for Bug Bounty Hunters up to $30000 and for chrome OS $150,000.
Google also increase rewards for fuzz testing, “The additional bonus given to bugs found by fuzzers running under Chrome Fuzzer Program is also doubling to $1000”.
Google first bounty program was launched in 2010, it has received around 8500 reports and paid $5 million to researchers.
Now, the Google tripling the baseline reward from $5000 to $15000
On Chrome OS we’re increasing our standing reward to $150,000 for exploit chains that can compromise a Chromebook or Chromebox with persistence in guest mode. Security bug in firmware and lock screen bypasses also get their own reward categories. said in blog post.
Today, we’re delighted to announce an across the board increase in our reward amounts! Full details can be found on our program rules page but highlights include tripling the maximum baseline reward amount from $5,000 to $15,000 and doubling the maximum reward amount for high quality reports from $15,000 to $30,000.
The additional bonus given to bugs found by fuzzers running under Chrome Fuzzer Program is also doubling to $1,000.
Google Play Security Reward Program have increased their rewards for remote code execution bugs from $5,000 to $20,000, theft of insecure private data from $1,000 to $3,000, and access to protected app components from $1,000 to $3,000.
The Google Play Security Reward Program also pays bonus rewards for responsibly disclosing vulnerabilities to participating app developers.