Sergey Glazunov banked $4,674 for reporting four bugs, including the maximum $1,337 each for two of the quartet. A researcher known as "kuzzcc," who has also reported flaws in Opera to the browser's Norwegian makers, took home $2,000 for uncovering a pair of Chrome vulnerabilities.
But no one received Google's new biggest bounty, which the company set at $3,133.70 last month after Mozilla had increased its maximum vulnerability payment to $3,000.
Google paid out slightly more than $10,000 in bounties, a record for an update.
Chrome is the world's third-most-popular browser, but lost usage share for the first time in nearly two years last month, according to data from Web metrics company Net Applications.
can be downloaded for Windows, Mac and Linux at the company's Web site. Users running the "stable" build -- so called because it is the most reliable of the three version "channels" that Google maintains -- will receive the update automatically.
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