Google awarded $10,000 to High School student

Megha Jain

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A high school student from Uruguay, named as Ezequiel Pereira, has been awarded $10,000 by the Google on finding the yaqs.googleplex.com, an internal webpage which was not secured by a username or password. Googleplex.com hosts internal Google App Engine apps. Pereira said he received multiple responses from Google's security team the same day, who confirmed that the bug he had reported was indeed effective.