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Google will give you Rs 1.3 crore for hacking these two smartphones –Know how

Google's Project Zero Prize contest will give you an opportunity to earn Rs 1.3 crore for hacking Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X smartphones.


Google will give you Rs 1.3 crore for hacking these two smartphones –Know how

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: You will be shocked upon hearing this first. But there is a reward on hacking smartphones. Yes, you heard it right!

Not all hacking are illegal hacking –rather this particular hacking will give you an opportunity to earn over $200,000 (loosely translates into Rs 1.3 crores).

Google has recently announced 'The Project Zero Prize' contest wherein it is offering two smartphones Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X for hacking.

The goal of this contest is to find a vulnerability or bug chain that achieves remote code execution on multiple Android devices knowing only the devices’ phone number and email address. Successful submissions will be eligible for the following prizes.

First Prize

$200,000 USD, awarded to the first winning entry.   

Second Prize

$100,000 USD, awarded to the second winning entry.

Third Prize

At least $50,000 USD awarded by Android Security Rewards, awarded to additional winning entries.

In addition, participants who submit a winning entry will be invited to write a short technical report on their entry, which will be posted on the Project Zero Blog.

Contest Period

The Contest began at on September 13, 2016 and ends on March 14, 2017.

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