Mozilla gives 2,500 bucks for bugs

Posted on Friday, Apr 01 2005 @ 17:00 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Mozilla Foundation paid out $2,500 in bounties for a German man who found five flaws in its software. The Mozilla cash-for-bugs program rewards researchers with $500 for each flaw they find in their software.
Michael Krax, who lives in Germany, received five bug bounties for a total of $2,500, Thursday. The bugs identified by Krax, said Mozilla, related to chrome privileges. Chrome is developer-speak for the parts of the user interface outside of a window's content area, such as toolbars and menus.
More info at InformationWeek


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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