Samsung has turned into the most recent tech organization to present a bug abundance program, declaring that it will pay prizes of up to $200,000 to any individual who finds vulnerabilities in its items. The Mobile Security Rewards Program covers 38 Samsung cell phones which are as yet getting month to month and quarterly security refreshes. The cell phones qualified for the prizes incorporate those in the Galaxy S, Galaxy Note, Galaxy A, Galaxy J, and the Galaxy Tab arrangement. Samsung’s leader gadgets, the S8, S8+, and Note 8 are incorporated.
The organization says it will likewise remunerate the individuals who discover vulnerabilities in Bixby, Samsung Pay, Samsung Account, Samsung Pass, and different administrations. The sum paid begins from $200 and will rely upon the seriousness of the bug and the specialist’s “capacity to give confirmation of idea.” A pilot bug abundance program was presented in January 2016.
THE S8, S8+, AND NOTE 8 ARE INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM
Samsung’s abundance of $200,000 comes in at somewhat lower than Microsoft’s $250,000 for Windows 10 security bugs. Facebook has paid security analysts for discovering bugs, while Google likewise runs a program, and Apple propelled a welcome just program with prizes of up to $200,000 too. Every one of these bounties has prompted helping programmers make millions lawfully, while a solitary analyst has made $225,000 just by hacking programs.