India Top Nation in Reporting Facebook Bugs in 2013
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The Social networking platform which have about 1.2 billions of users world wide had paid $1.5 Million last year to security researcher who reports the unique bug to Facebook under its Bug Bounty Program.
This is not the new thing that Facebook take seriously about its users information, as it mostly concerned on the security of its system. Mark Zuckerberg and his team works continuously to make the Facebook secure with the new and latest attacks. For the security reason only company have started the Bug Bounty Program, that motives the hackers, researcher to find flaws on their system.
"India contributed the largest number of valid bugs at 136, with an average reward of $1,353. The US reported 92 issues and averaged $2,272 in rewards,".Brazil and the UK were third and fourth by volume, with 53 bugs and 40 bugs and average rewards of $3,792 and $2,950, respectively, it added.
It said: "We've paid over $2 million since we got started in 2011, and in 2013 we paid out $1.5 million to 330 researchers across the globe."
The average reward in 2013 was $2,204, and most bugs were discovered in non-core properties, such as websites operated by companies the firm had acquired, it added.
"2014 is looking good so far. The volume of high-severity issues is down, and we're hearing from researchers that it's tougher to find good bugs," Facebook said.
The social networking site said it will encourage best research in the most valuable areas and will continue to increase its reward amounts for high priority issues.
Earlier on August 2013, India holds the second position for Facebook Bug Bounty Program, but this year they have crossed the US and sets up at number 1 position.
I wish all my hackers and researcher friends a heartly congratulation for this Achievement, and Thanks you all for making our Nation Proud.