Google Will Pay You $1 Million If You Can Hack Its Phones
Google has announced a Bug bounty program for Pixel smartphones. If you can successfully hack & point out the bug, Google will pay you $1.5 million.
Bug bounty programs are quite common for big tech companies where they invite security researchers to point out bugs and flaws in their software and hardware.
Google to pay up to $1.5 million to ‘hack’ Pixel smartphones
In a blog post, Google announced, “Today, we’re expanding the program and increasing reward amounts. We are introducing a top prize of $1 million for a full chain remote code execution exploit with persistence which compromises the Titan M secure element on Pixel devices.”
OPPORTUNITY FOR UGANDAN HACKERS
Google will now pay up to $1.5 million if anyone is able to hack Pixel smartphones.@milimatechug @CyberLineUG @CERT_UG
Make some noise if you have some white hat hackers
— Andrew Luba (@CounselDru) November 22, 2019
Google has increased the maximum prize for its Android bug bounty program to $1 million for anyone who can compromise the Titan M security chip found in its Pixel Smartphones.
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Google created the Android Security Reward program back in 2015 to reward people who find and report Android security issues.
Hack Google Pixel Phone & Win $1Millon
The Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 4, and Pixel 4 XL are some of the most secure Android phones on the market.
All the pixel smartphones powered with a Titan M security chip. They get consistent monthly updates.
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On top of the Pixel Titan M payouts, Google is also introducing some other categories of exploits. These new categories include data exfiltration, lock screen bypass, and more, with rewards going up to $500,000. You can read the full details on the Android Security Reward program rules page.