Anyone else having problems with the official Chrome repository for Debian/Ubuntu? It fails to apt-get
Google has released Chrome version 49, closing 26 bugs and shelling out US$51,000 to support bug hunters. Now in Chrome's stable channel, the new version sports eight high and five medium severity fixes. Chrome test engineer Krishna Govind says Google paid US$36,500 (£33,334, A$49,671) for the bug bounty reports in the now …
Friday 4th March 2016 15:40 GMT Anonymous Coward
Friday 4th March 2016 18:12 GMT GoingGoingGone
Chrome development is Open Source. All you have to do is submit dodgy code in the first place hoping it doesn't get caught and later, under a different ID (or an chummy criminal pal), the fix for the bug you created in the first place. The bigger the initial cock-up the more handsome the latter reward. Win-win situation, except for the user that is. You can even make a few extra bob -or a lot of them- by selling the exploit in the black market in between.
Friday 4th March 2016 18:33 GMT Robert Helpmann??
I cannot access my email with this right now so I cannot send this as a correction, but this is the second article I have read recently on this site that completely screws up the exchange rates when listing the cost of one thing or another. There are five sets of figures listed which use four different sets of conversions, some of which are... implausible. Take these two sets for the sake of comparison:
US$36,500 £33,334 A$49,671
US$37,500 £34,260 A$26,469
The numbers, as they say, speak for themselves.
Friday 4th March 2016 22:25 GMT Dave Lawton