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Google will pay bug hunters up to R22m if they can hack its Titan M chip

Google will pay bug hunters up to $1.5m if they can hack its Titan M chip. Google increases bug bounty payouts because hacking Android is harder than it sounds.

Google will pay bug hunters up to R22m if they can hack its Titan M chip

Google announced today that it is willing to dish out bug bounty cash rewards of up to $1.5 million (R22 million) if security researchers find and report bugs in the Android operating system that can also compromise its new Titan M security chip.

Launched last year, the Titan M chip is currently part of Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 4 devices. It’s a separate chip that’s included in both phones and is dedicated solely to processing sensitive data and processes, like Verified Boot, on-device disk encryption, lock screen protections, secure transactions, and more.

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