ZERODIUM, the premium zero-day acquisition platform, has announced “The Million Dollar iOS 9 Bug Bounty.” Under this bounty program, the company will reward one million dollars ($1,000,000) for a browser-based untethered iOS 9 Jailbreak.
Appple iOS, like all operating system, is often affected by critical security vulnerabilities, however due to the increasing number of security improvements and the effectiveness of exploit mitigations in place, Apple’s iOS is currently the most secure mobile OS. But don’t be fooled, secure does not mean unbreakable, it just means that iOS has currently the highest cost and complexity of vulnerability exploitation and here’s where the Million Dollar iOS 9 Bug Bounty comes into play.
ZERODIUM is willing to payout three million dollars ($3,000,000) in total for iOS 9 exploits/jailbreak. The program is especially for security researchers, reverse engineers, and Jailbreak Developers.
The bounty hunt is open until October 31, 2015 at 6pm ET, but may be closed if the payout amount is reached to three million dollars ($3,000,000) prior to October 31.
More information on “The Million dollar iOS 9 Bug Bounty” available here.