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Google expands bug bounty program to include fraud protection bypass, free purchases

August 16, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Google has expanded its bug bounty program to include external attack techniques and vectors which threat actors may exploit to bypass abuse, fraud, and spam systems developed by the company.

On Wednesday, Android software engineer Eric Brown and program manager Marc Henson said in a blog post that the Google Vulnerability Reward Program, which has issued over $12 million in rewards for vulnerability reports to date, will now reward researchers who help the company “mitigate potential abuse methods.”

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