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WIN $1 Million Bounty For Hacking the New iOS 9 iPhone

Good news for Hackers and Bug hunters!

You can now WIN 1 Million Dollars for finding zero-day hacks for iPhones and iPads.

Yes, $1,000,000.00 Reward

This Huge Bug Bounty is offered by the new Security firm Zerodium, a startup of the infamous French-based Security firm "VUPEN", who is well known for buying and selling zero-day vulnerabilities.

Zerodium, which describes itself as "the premium zero-day acquisition platform," announced a total of $3 Million ($3,000,000) bounty bounty rewards for iOS exploits and jailbreaks.

$3 Million Reward for Zero-day exploits and Jailbreaks 

The Zero-day Acquisition Firm challenges hackers, researchers, and bug hunters to discover zero-day flaws and exploits in Apple's latest mobile operating system iOS 9 that must allow an attacker to remotely compromise a non-jailbroken iOS device through:
  • A web page,
  • In-app browsing action, or
  • text message or MMS (Multi-Media Messages)
"The whole exploitation [or] jailbreak process should be achievable remotely, silently, reliably, and without requiring any user interaction except visiting a webpage or reading an SMS [or] MMS," Zerodium says in a blog post.
However, the vulnerabilities in Airdrop, Bluetooth, NFC, or baseband would not qualify.

Also Read: For Better Privacy & Security, Change these iOS 9 Settings Immediately.

The firm is also offering a Million dollar bounty for finding untethered jailbreak for iOS 9 that must work on:
  • iPhone 6S
  • iPhone 6S Plus
  • iPad Air 2 and others
The bug bounty program is valid and open until October 31st, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. EDT, and or until the firm ends up paying the total promised payout of $3 Million to researchers and developers.

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