As we know Google is the father and mother of Android OS and want to secure the future of its child. Android OS now becomes the most notorious mobile devices OS and due to this popularity, it also facing a lot of security issues. To keep this point in mind Google Inc. started an “Android Security Rewards“program last year. Google now aim to invest 50% more in this program this year. Google has invested $550,000 last year for 250 vulnerability reports to 82 individuals around the globe.
Now according to new official announcement of company, Android VRP terms and conditions are being change. The Search giant also reveals top earner @heisecode whose earn $75,750 for its total 26 reports.For more facts and figures you can visit source link mentioned in the bottom of article.
Scope of Android Security Reward Program
Android Security Reward Program is a sub program under VRP. The focus of Android Security Reward Program is limited to only security and vulnerability issues present in Android OS all versions including Android N beta version for currently available Nexus devices (Nexus 5x, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9 and Pixel C).
How to Earn Money From Google
If you are an android developer and using above mentioned android devices then you can get a reward from The Mountain View, California based company. There are three kinds of rewards (critical, high and moderate severity). And eligible bugs include followings:
• AOSP code
• OEM code (libraries and drivers)
• TrustZone OS and modules
• Vulnerabilities in other non-Android code, such as the code that runs in chipset firmware, may be eligible if they impact the security of the Android OS.