Google Awards Bug Hunting Duo $5,000 for Discovering a Windows Flaw

Maximum PC: Bug collecting can be quite the lucrative hobby, provided they're of the software variety. Google routinely pays out three-, four-, and sometimes five-figure bounties to bug hunters who find and report vulnerabilities in the company's Chrome browser, but yesterday, it took the unusual step of paying a pair of software gurus $5,000 for reporting an issue in Windows.

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justinbkerr3233d ago

It helps now that they have upped the ante.

newsguy3233d ago

That's a pretty good strategy on google's part