Apple Will Pay Up To $1.5 Million USD If You Can Hack An iPhone!
Did you know that if you can hack an iPhone or figure out some serious security flaws on the device, you can earn a really lucrative reward?
The world-famous tech giant announced that they are willing to give a $1.5 million USD bounty to anyone who can find bugs and security vulnerabilities in the iOS mobile operating system.
🎉 Great news for hackers!— The Hacker News (@TheHackersNews) December 20, 2019
Apple finally opens its invite-only ‘Bug Bounty Program’ to all researchers with increased payouts up to $1.5 MILLION, rewarding for reporting vulnerabilities in #iOS, macOS, watchOS, tvOS, iPadOS, and #iCloud.https://t.co/hHVSPMPuPR#technology pic.twitter.com/gPgonSY9Jp
Back in August this year, Apple announced the invite-only "bug bounty program" to select security researchers. Now, they have opened it to the public! According to Forbes, they can offer up to $1 million USD for "a zero-click kernel code execution with persistence and kernel PAC bypass," and an additional $500,000 USD if "the issue is unknown to Apple and unique to designated developer betas and public betas."
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