Find Android Security Hole, You're Rewarded up to $200,000


Good news for you application developers and IT workers especially who are involved in security work. Google will provide great value gifts for anyone who can find a security hole on Android. This offer is realized by Google in an Android Security Rewards (ASR) program, which was launched 2 years ago.

This time, Google is again preparing a huge reward for people who managed to find Android security hole, especially to avoid attacks that are far away.
Android Security Rewards
Android Security Rewards. (androidauthority)
The rewards vary. Many rewards depend on the nature of the vulnerability found. However, Google says the average compensation paid is $ 2,150 for each proven claim. While the highest total prize offered by Google is $ 150 thousand and $ 200 thousand for those who managed to find Android security hole this month.

Here are the rewards based on the difficulty level. This reward is effective from 1 June 2017.

Severity
Complete 
Report* + PoC
Payment range 
(if report includes 
an exploit leading 
to Kernel compromise)**
Payment range 
(if report includes 
an exploit leading 
to TEE compromise)**
Critical
Required
Up to $150,000
Up to $200,000
High
Required
Up to $75,000
Up to $100,000
Moderate
Required
Up to $20,000
Up to $35,000
Low
Required
Up to $330
Up to $330
* Bug reports that are incomplete or do not include a proof of concept will receive up to $200 depending on severity. 
** Subject to the discretion of the rewards committee.

How, the rewards are quite interesting, right? Well, if you're interested, you can find more information about Android Security Rewards through Google's site in the link: https://www.google.com/about/appsecurity/android-rewards/

As is known, the Android Security Rewards initiative is Google's effort to bring monthly security updates to Android users. Over the past two years, dozens of IT researchers have received an average payout of around $ 10,000 because they managed to find an Android security hole.

In total, over the past two years, Google has rewarded more than $ 1.5 million to inventors of Android security holes, both for teams and individuals.

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