TechCrunch: Google’s bug bounty programs paid out almost $3M in 2017

TechCrunch: Google’s bug bounty programs paid out almost $3M in 2017. “Bug bounty programs are designed to sic security researchers on software and pay them to find vulnerabilities and report back to the sponsor. In return, the researchers are richly rewarded for their findings. In fact, Google’s bug bounty paid out a hefty $2.9 million in bug bounties in 2017.”