Hackers Challenged as Google Offers $1,000

Hackers Challenged as Google Offers $1,000

Hackers, it’s your time to shine. Google, in collaboration with bug bounty platform HackerOne, has launched the Google Play Security Reward Program, which promises $1,000 to anyone who can identify security vulnerabilities in participating Google Play apps.

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Thirteen apps are currently participating, including Tinder, Duolingo, Dropbox, Snapchat, and Headspace.SEE ALSO: The 1982 ‘Blade Runner’ film vs. the 1968 novel ‘Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep’Apps usually run their own bounty programs on a smaller scale. This is the first time that Google itself has offered a reward on behalf of developers. Read more…More about Google, Android, Cybersecurity, Hacking, and Snapchat

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