Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday October 12, 2015

Cash Reward For Takeover Man

What's the best way to get a bug bounty from Google? Use Google's website buying service to buy Whoops. big grin

A man who briefly bought and owned the web domain has been rewarded by the search giant. An administration oversight allowed US student Sanmay Ved to buy the right to control the domain on 29 September. The oversight left him in charge of for about a minute until Google caught on and cancelled the transaction.