Apple Offers $1 Million For Finding Bug …
APPLE OFFERS $1 MILLION FOR FINDING BUGS IN THEIR OS ANYONE CAN JOIN.
It looks like a very good chance for some tech freaks out there, anyone can try it, it’s an open challenge,As per the rules, if a cyber security expert successfully penetrates the iOS and finds a security bug in it, the person is eligible for the reward.
The program is still up and running in 2019, however, the price amount is revamped up to a million US dollars.
Back in 2016 apple opened a ios bug finding program with rewards up to $200,000, now the went big with the reward price for $1 million, but for a big tech company with vast populrity all over the world $1 million is not a big deal.
This time, the company has not restricted experts to iPhones only. Now, a researcher can find bugs in any of the Apple devices including Apple TV, MacBook, Apple Watch and iCloud.
in February a bug in macOS Keychain was discovered by a German Linus Henze,but he didn’t give give any details of the bug, so apple didn’t gave any reward it seems and also there was no mac os bug finding program.
However, he eventually agreed to hand over the details saying the flaw was so important that he had to disclose it.
The price amount depends upon the size of the security flaw detected. those who will successfully detect a zero-click, full chain kernel code execution attack will be eligible for a reward of $1 millionApart from this, the company will also pay a 50% bonus to those who can successfully detect bugs related to security in the company’s free software.