The payment comprises five 'bug bounties' that the Foundation offers to users who report bugs in its software so that they can be fixed.
The Bug Bounty programme was born in 2004 with funding from Linspire and Mark Shuttleworth. But since then the Foundation has only awarded bug bounties to five participants.
Krax found five in one go, relating to chrome privileges, the Foundation said, earning himself the mighty sum. µ
* MOZZARELLA asked me to point out that people should join the Security Bug Bounty programme, here. So I have.
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