Essentially, Facebook is acknowledging that it's sometimes slow to reach a bounty decision and is using this bonus payment to encourage patience among the researchers in its bug bounty community.
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Russian military intelligence tied to the group Fancy Bear are using brute force techniques to infiltrate the networks of government and private sector organizations, a joint advisory from US and UK cybersecurity agencies said.
Google said its new Nest security practices include adopting standards Google has long held as well as implementing new updates that are specific to Nest's connected home devices and services.
Google researchers discovered four zero-days that were used as part of three targeted malware campaigns that exploited previously unknown flaws in Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and WebKit.
On Facebook, roughly 200 accounts associated with the cyber espionage campaign were blocked and taken down.