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Google will pay upto $200,000 for finding a bug in Android OS

Days after a malware called "Judy" hit more than 36.5 million Android-based telephones, Google has now expanded the abundance for finding a bug in Android OS to as much as $2,00,000, a media report has said. 

As indicated by digital security firm Check Point, many malevolent applications were downloaded between 4.5 million to 18.5 million times from the Play Store. A portion of the malware-influenced applications have been found living on the online store for quite a long while. "Judy" is one such instance of how an open and free versatile working framework (OS) can be misused by noxious application engineers. 

Most security imperfections we find out about now influence old forms of the OS or require shrewd social designing to get the client to debilitate gadget security, innovation site extremetech.com given an account of Friday. The variants of Android being discharged now are more secure than what Google was putting out years back and accordingly nobody has figured out how to claim Google's biggest bug bounties for Android. 

Planning to draw in more analysts and specialists to the bug abundance program, the organization has expanded the prizes to up to $2,00,000.Google began the bug abundance program for Android around two years prior in which the security scientists, who show an adventure, get a money prize — the measure of which differs in view of the seriousness of the hack. 

At that point, Google gets the chance to settle the bug and maintain a strategic distance from future security issues. Still, nobody has presented a working adventure for Android's center parts, notwithstanding when such an endeavor is worth $30,000-$50,000, the report said.

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