Google bug bounty program: Indian researcher Aman Pandey gets a shoutout from Google for finding vulnerabilities
Tech giant Google uses its Google bug bounty program to keep its website and services far from bugs and make it safe. Recently Google has given a big shoutout to the research community that is part of the bug bounty program. The prominent name in the bug bounty program is that of Aman Pandey, a researcher from India. For the year 2021, the Google has given $8.7 million to the research community in the Google bug bounty program.
For those who are unknown, Google bug bounty program is a program which awards security experts that find problem in Google’s software. The security loopholes that are found under the Google bug bounty program are rectified by Google on a later stage. This ensures that Android remains secure for the users across the world.
“Aman Pandey of the Bugsmirror Team has skyrocketed to our top researcher last year, submitting 232 vulnerabilities in 2021! Since submitting their first report in 2019, Aman has reported over 280 valid vulnerabilities to the Android VRP and has been a crucial part of making our program so successful,” announced Google.
Who is Aman Pandey
Aman Pandey is the founder and CEO of the Bugsmirror website. The website is based in Indore and was founded in December 2020. He is skilled in Mobile Application Development, Mobile Applications, Java, Software as a Service (SaaS), and Product Development. Aman Pandey graduated from Bhopal’s Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology with a BTech degree (Bachelor of Technology).
In 2021, Google also developed ‘bughunters.google.com’ a dedicated website committed to making Google products and the internet as safe as possible. The website unifies all of Google’s Vulnerability Reward Programs-Google, Android, Abuse, Chrome, and Google Play, closer together and provides a single intake form, making security bug submission easier than ever.