Google just awarded its largest bug bounty ever to a Chinese researcher named Guang Gong. Gong discovered a security issue that affected Pixel phones and received a total payout of $112,500 from Google. But Gong is a pro at hacking Pixel phones — his team gained control of a Pixel phone in 60 seconds at the annual computer-hacking contest Pwn2Own, resulting in a $120,000 prize. Google has been working to ensure that Pixel phones are secure, both on the hardware and software front.

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Chinese Hacker Wins $112,000 from Google

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