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Samsung's mobile limb has become the latest major vendor to launch a bug bounty program, and within its tight rules, it offers a tasty maximum prize of US$200,000. The bounty is for newer devices only – 38 mobile devices launched since 2016, including Galaxies S, Note, A, J, and Tab, and the top-of-the-line the S8, S8+, and …

  1. Dan 55 Silver badge
    Trollface

    Samsung bug bounty launched

    One financial year later: profits plummet by $1bn.

  2. James 51 Silver badge

    Any chance of a crowd sourced program to get rid of the bloatware?

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    If they really do pay up, they'll be bankrupt very soon.

  4. RyokuMas Silver badge
    Trollface

    The biggest bug...

    Here's a fix for the worst bug on Samsung mobiles, can I have my bounty please?!

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: The biggest bug...

      Of course the irony of having a webpage about going Google free, rammed full of Google adverts is clearly lost.

  5. Ian Joyner Bronze badge

    User testing

    Like Samsung (which the Register continues its love fest with by calling it Sammy) did not test sufficiently before and left it to users to test whether their batteries burst into flames.

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