Google patches 14 Chrome bugs, pays $47k in bounties

Google patches 14 Chrome bugs, pays $47k in bounties Google has patched 14 vulnerabilities in Chrome and handed out a record $47,500 in rewards to researchers, including $30,000 for “sustained, extraordinary” contributions to its bug-reporting program. The record checks were cut just two days before Google will put up to $1 million on the line at CanSecWest, a security conference set to kick off Tuesday and run through Thursday. Sunday’s security update to Chrome 17 was the second for that version since it launched Feb. 8. All 14 of the vulnerabilities patched yesterday were labeled “high,” Google’s second-most-serious threat...

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