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Android Bug Hunter Awarded Over $100,000 for Exposing Security Flaw in Google Pixel

Google has awarded $112,500 (roughly Rs. 71,83,300) to a security researcher for exposing a security flaw in Google Pixel smartphones. Guang Gong, in August 2017 submitted an exploit chain through the Android Security Rewards (ASR) programme. It was the first working remote exploit chain since the search giant has expanded the ASR program. Gong was awarded $105,000 (roughly Rs. … Read More »

Windows 8.1 and Earlier Versions Crash With New File System Bug; Microsoft Working on Fix

HIGHLIGHTS Security researchers discover new “$mft” system bug The bug can hang older Windows versions It however doesn’t affect Windows 10 users It seems there’s no end to issues related to older Windows versions as a new file system bug has been discovered that can crash PCs. The new file system bug unlike WannaCry ransomware at least won’t… Read More »