A hacker who finds errors in the Google Pixel smartphone system will receive $ 1 million. In addition, the company will pay $ 500 thousand. Therefore, who will find vulnerabilities in the Android version for developers is reported on the Google blog.
In addition to the main prize, Google will also pay extra money to those who find bugs in Chrome and Android – up to $ 250 thousand.
For example, if a hacker reports a malfunction of the screen lock system, he may receive $ 100,000.
According to Inc., a previously research company Gartner said that the Pixel 3 with a Titan M processor is the safest smartphone. Therefore, Google believes that breaking the phone will be difficult, and is willing to pay for such a “feat”.
Note that over the past year, Google paid to hackers more than $ 1,500,000. More than 100 people received a reward from the company – an average of $ 3,800. For the found bug. The maximum amount paid for 2019 was $ 161 thousand.
Other companies, such as Tesla and MasterCard, also work with such “ethical hackers”. They can earn up to $ 500 thousand per year.