Google paid out $38,000 in bounty rewards tied to flaws it fixed with a Chrome 57 browser update.
Chrome 55.0.2883.75 for Windows, Mac, and Linux was released Thursday and patched 36 vulnerabilities, including 12 high-severity flaws eligible for bounties.
Bug hunters earned $30,000 in rewards for reporting 21 security flaws that were fixed in Chrome 54.
Five Chrome bug bounty hunters split $14,000 in rewards as Google patches nine security flaws in its browser, four are labeled “high”.
Google has changed the way it presents HTTPS Mixed Content warnings in Chrome.
Google promoted Chrome 45 to a stable release, patching 29 security vulnerabilities. It has also started pausing ads running Flash.
Google paid out a $1,337 bounty to a researcher who found a clickjacking vulnerability in Google API Explorer.