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After paying $4m for bugs, Google offers new grants for suspected but unproven flaws
Google has launched a new vulnerability research grants program, offering cash to top security researchers who want to investigate potential bugs - even if the flaws turn out to be nothing.
The new "experimental" Vulnerability Research Grant program adds a fourth tier to Google's Security Reward Programs. Launched in 2010, the program has paid out over $4m to researchers for finding bugs in Google's websites, its Chrome browser, and its numerous open source projects.
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