Security is utmost important to everyone. Be it customer or any company, everyone wants to stay secure. Bug Bounty is always a good way for the company to find a security flaw in the systems. In the same way, Google awarded Rs. 71 lakhs to a Chinese Researcher who found out security flaws in Pixel Devices. It was on the basis of Android Security Rewards Program.
Android Security Rewards Program
Android Security Rewards Program is an initiative program by Google. This is for recognizing the contribution made by security researchers who take so many efforts and time to find flaws in the system. You can know more about it from Android’s Official Page.
It’s the highest reward one has ever received from Android Security Rewards Program (ASR). He is Guang Gong of Alpha Team. He submitted a working remote exploit change. He included the bugs he found in his Blog Post with his Team. These bugs were solved in the December Security Update. The Update will automatically installed on the user’s phone. They only need to restart the Phone. It was RCE and another bug. The Android Security Rewards Program is for the Pixel and Google Devices by Google. In other words, just like any other company, it is Program which allows the company to look out for security vulnerabilities into their codes.
Benefit for Everyone
Through such Android Security Rewards Program, the whole Internet is credited. Things get closer towards the step of security. In Comparision, the Bug Rewards program has also tended to increase on a larger scale. This is the reason why Android Security Patches are utmost important. But no one gives a serious thought to it.
So what do you think of Android Security Patches? Important for you or you don’t think of them as a priority? Let us know in the comments below.