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Old 29th Jan 2013, 11:36   #1
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Google offers millions to Chrome OS crackers

Puts up $π million for vulnerability details.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/20...gle-pwnium-3/1
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Old 29th Jan 2013, 12:24   #2
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So, the winner gets a pi?
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Old 29th Jan 2013, 12:25   #3
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Second Paragraph, First Line....

Probably should spell check.
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Old 29th Jan 2013, 13:18   #4
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Whoopsie - typo fixed, ta!
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$π I like it. Say what you like about google's respect for privacy and copyright, but at least they've got a 'fun' side.
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I know Google has a lot of money but isn't that a bit excessive for a new OS? Such overconfidence could make them lose $pi squared billion. Knock off a couple zeros and you still have a nice prize.
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I know Google has a lot of money but isn't that a bit excessive for a new OS? Such overconfidence could make them lose $pi squared billion. Knock off a couple zeros and you still have a nice prize.
If you take a closer look at the article: $π million is the overall prize fund, with individual prizes being set at $110,000 or $150,000 depending on the details of the exploit; thus, regardless of how many vulnerabilities are found Google will not have to pay more than $3.14159 million, as that's the total prize fund.
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Old 29th Jan 2013, 16:44   #8
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Its quite clever really, it must be pretty secure anyway as its basically just Chrome with a few icons, therefore they shouldn't end up paying out that much anyway, and definitely better than most PR ideas.
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