Researcher rewarded over $30,000 for nailing three Chrome OS security flaws

An posting from Naked Security about Researcher rewarded over $30,000 for nailing three Chrome OS security flaws:  Google has patched four flaws – three of them high-risk – in its Chrome operating system and has paid out $31,336 to the researcher who spotted three of them.


The flaws are all found in the O3D plug-in: a Google-crafted plugin used to create interactive 3D graphics applications that run in browser windows or in an XML User Interface (XUL) desktop application.

Updates for Chrome 26 will be pushed out over the next few days, according to a blog post written by Google’s Ben Henry.

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