Apple will now pay hackers up to $1 million for reporting vulnerabilities

Apple is now offering hackers up to $1 million if your able to hack into iPhones and tell them how you did it.

The full $1 million will go to researchers who can find a hack of the kernel, the core of iOS, with zero clicks required by the iPhone owner. Another $500,000 will be given to those who can find a “network attack requiring no user interaction.” There’s also a 50% bonus for hackers who can find weaknesses in software before it’s released.

This was announced by Apple at the annual Black Hat hacker convention in Las Vegas yesterday, is is Apple’s biggest ever payout.

Jason Davies

UK based technology professional, with an interest in computer security and telecoms.

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