Company offers up to $ 500,000 reward for iOS 9.3 Zero days

Aug

11

2016

The company Exodus Intelligence has announced a research program, which rewards for finding zero-day vulnerabilities are awarded. Such a leak in iOS 9.3 or later is worth up to half a million dollars.

On the site of Exodus are several products called for which benefits are paid for zero-day vulnerabilities. The highest reward for a yet unknown vulnerability in iOS 9.3 or higher, on the second place is Google Chrome with a maximum payout of $ 150,000. The announcement is noteworthy because Apple recently introduced its own reward program, where the highest amount paid can be is $ 200,000. Then go to vulnerabilities in components of the secure boot firmware.

Such a high reward for iOS leak is not new, the company Zerodium has been a longer amount of $ 500,000, in this case for a remote jailbreak of iOS. In 2015, the company offered a sum of $ 1 million for a short period for those exclusive, could find practicable and untethered jailbreak from the browser. However, there were no parties that could produce such a vulnerability.

Exodus can subsequently resubmit fee vulnerabilities purchased through the program to third parties, such as other companies or governments.

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