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Will Mozilla's $3,000 bug bounty make Firefox secure?

Jul 20, 2010, 06:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"Mozilla is increasing the amount it pays security researchers for bugs from $500 up to $3,000. I personally think that's a very good thing.

"There has long been a debate about whether or not vendors should pay for security flaws. In my view, the flaws are going to be discovered whether or not a vendor is paying for them. The question is how they will be disclosed and whether or not those flaws will end up putting millions of users at risk - or not."

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