Mozilla bug bounty pays fault-finders

Friday, 1 April 2005, 1:14 AM EST

A German computer researcher has been paid $2,500 by Mozilla as a thank you for pointing out five flaws in its browser. Michael Krax was paid $500 per bug and got a free Mozilla T-shirt.

The payments were made as part of Mozilla's 'bug bounty' programme which offers incentives for users to identify flaws in the software.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.

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