Google has rewarded a student from Peelikkode in Kasaragod district by enrolling him in the Google ‘Hall of Fame’ for finding a bug in cross site scripting.
Twenty-year-old Hariprasad T, from Nalloor, close Feroke, entered the Google Hall of Fame after he discovered an error with the sub-domain of Google. A third-year computer engineering diploma student at Government Polytechnic College, West Hill, Kozhikode, Mr Hariprasad was included on the 49th page of 89-page of Hall of Fame list.
Google runs a Vulnerability Reward Program (VRP) for security research community who find and report any vulnerability in Google-claimed web properties. Bugs in Google-developed apps and extensions and some of its hardware devices will likewise go under the extent of research.
Alongside his studies, he works part-time to help his family and reserve his studies. He guaranteed that his enthusiasm for technology pushes him to learn it without anyone else.
Vulnerability reporters who work with Google to determine security bugs in its items will be credited on the Hall of Fame separated from accepting fiscal rewards. A reward board will settle on the last measure of reward.
He said that he has gotten the email from Google in regards to his entrance into Hall of Fame on Thursday. Google has discharged a report which tosses lights on how hackers were rewarded $3 million all through 2016.
A couple of days back a high-school student from Uruguay has been rewarded with $10,000 after he figured out how to find a vulnerability in Google.