Google offers compensation for fixing security flaws in open-source code

10/10/2013 | Computerworld UK · CNET

Developers who improve the security features of open-source software programs could receive compensation of $500 to $3,134 from Google. "In short, we decided to try something new," the company said. "Quite a few vulnerabilities trace back to preventable coding mistakes, or are made easier to exploit due to the absence of simple mitigation techniques. We are hoping to address this to some extent."

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