FYI, "Google boosts bonuses for Chrome bug bounty hunters"
"...Evans outlined new bonuses that Google will award researchers who report certain kinds of flaws. All the bonuses start at $1,000 but can climb from there.
Google will add the bonuses to the base payments -- which range from $500 to $3,133 -- for bugs that are "particularly exploitable," found in the more bug-free sections of Chrome's code, and for vulnerabilities that affect more than just the browser.
In the past, Google has written bonus checks for up to $10,000 for what it calls "particularly significant contributions." Those bonuses have been reserved for long-running reporting. Last March, for example, Google awarded three of its most prolific bug submitters $10,000 each.
The big-dollar bonuses remain in play, said Evans, and will also be awarded for especially impressive one-time reports that, for instance, detail graphics driver vulnerabilities, exploits in Chrome's 64-bit edition, or flaws in the "IJG libjpeg," the JPEG image encoding and decoding libraries..."