Google and its Chrome bounty hunters

Google isn't tempting fate with its un-hackable browser with the web giant paying a $US1 million bounty to anyone who can crack Chrome.

Google is offering cash prizes totaling $US1 million to hackers, plus a Chromebook, for those who successfully exploit its Chrome browser at the CanSecWest security conference next week.

According to a blog posting put up by the company's security team on Monday, winnings from the so-called Pwnium contest will be meted out according to the following exploit severity:

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