You can get Paid for Finding Security Issues in Android with Android Security Rewards

by Karthik Iyer 2

Android is undoubtedly one of the biggest mobile operating systems in the world right now. There are millions and millions of devices that are running on Android right now and the numbers are just growing every single day. And when you are operating on such a huge scale, you need to ensure that your system are flawless and the final product i.e the OS itself is free of any issues. However, Google admits that there could be some minor issues here and there and in order to help them fix it, the company takes help from users like you.

If you have ever heard of Android Security Rewards, then you already know what we are talking about. With Android security Rewards, you can get paid for finding issues in Android’s security systems. This was launched about two years ago and the rewards are quite breathtaking. According to Google, the average compensation paid to individuals is $2,150 for every valid claim that they make. As of today, dozens of researchers have received payments of $10,000 or more.

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In total, Google has paid over $1.5 million collectively to teams or individuals who have found some kind of a vulnerability in the Android’s security systems. However, if you think that it is way too much money involved here, then wait. That’s not it. The search engine giant has some a lot better to offer. Few prizes stand somewhere between $150,000 to $200,000 also, as of this month. Yes, that’s a lot of money.

This Android Security Reward is what helps Google with providing monthly security updates to its Android users for the most part. Well, if you are not aware of these monthly updates, they are the updates which you get monthly on your device which ensures that your device is safe by keeping it up to date. If you are an owner of any of the newer Android devices, then you might already be receiving these updates. As far as other devices are concerned, you can always go to settings and keep looking for updates.

Well, if you are interested in making a decent amount of money with this program, then you can head over to the source link below to learn more about the same. Just make sure that you are smarter than the other kids who are already doing it! Having said that, we would like to know your thoughts on this. Be sure to let us know what do you think about this by dropping a comment down below and also, stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more updates like this.

Source – Android Security Rewards

Karthik Iyer

Karthik is a Computer Science Graduate and a Tech Aficionado who has always found himself fascinated or playing around with all the latest and the best from the world of smartphones and beyond. When he is not working on any smartphone or covering the latest scoop, you can often find playing his favorite PS4 titles.

  • Vishal Giri

    awesome initiative!!

  • Good opportunity for developers..