Thousands of dollars have been awarded to bug hunters for the Chrome 34 release who reported 31 flaws, 19 deemed critical.
The European company's fighting robots, versatile headphones, and app controlled LED lights shined the brightest at CES 2014.
The companies are teaming up to reward people who find vulnerabilities in certain Web applications. Among the challenges? Hack the Internet.
It seems your security might be worth more than $12.50 after all. Yahoo's security team previews a new vulnerability reporting policy with rewards between $150 and $15,000.
The good news about Yahoo's security team is that it's finally offering bounties for independent researchers who uncover bugs. The bad news is that the bounty itself isn't exactly competitive.
Apple's new fingerprint sensor Touch ID becomes the focus of a hack bounty, but with a twist. Rewards include cash, but also a patent application, some Scotch, and a book of erotica.
Google plans to substantially raise the upper limit of bug bounties, which have already earned security researchers more than $2 million from the company.
The software giant's bug bounty program aims to fix security flaws, bugs, and vulnerabilities even before products are released.
The bounty for cross-site scripting bugs on Google Accounts, for instance, more than doubles to $7,500. The cash rewards tied to Gmail and Google Wallet get hefty bumps, too.
The automaker is offering cash prizes for apps that help drivers to optimize their vehicle's fuel economy using the OpenXC platform.