Get paid $500,000 for iOS Zero-Day Exploits, yes it is true as Texas security company Exodus Intelligence, specializing in buying and selling exploits for vulnerabilities in softwares is ready to pay from $5 thousand to $500 thousand for information about zero-day vulnerabilities in iOS 9.3 operating system or higher.
Blackhat Firm Offers $500,000 For Zero-day iOS Exploit
The Texas security company whose goal is to provide clients with actionable information, capabilities and context for our exclusive zero-day vulnerabilities, Exodus Intelligence, specializing in buying and selling exploits for vulnerabilities in software is willing to pay from $5 thousand to $500 thousand for information about zero-day vulnerabilities in iOS 9.3 operating system or higher and exploit them and in the future, the amount of compensation can be more.
For information or to exploit zero-day vulnerabilities in Google Chrome browser, Microsoft Edge and Firefox researchers could get $150 thousand, $125 thousand and $80 thousand respectively. The lowest amount of compensation offered for vulnerabilities in Adobe products is $60 thousand.
The security company Exodus Intelligence offered award of $500 thousand which is much higher than the amount that the Cupertino giant, Apple is willing to pay. Earlier, the corporation opened its reward program for information about vulnerabilities and bugs in its own software. But, later the company decided to offer the largest amount of up to $200 thousand to the researchers to identify and suggest a method to eliminate or fix errors in the implementation of EFI Secure Boot.
Exodus Intelligence is not the only broker who is interested in information about vulnerabilities in iOS. Last year the company ZERODIUM also offered $1 million to a researcher or group of researchers who will create an exclusive web-based jailbreak for OS iOS 9. In total, the company was ready to pay $3 million to researchers who developed the exploit.
President of the security company Exodus Intelligence, Logan Brown said that “Through the launch of the RSP, Exodus is excited to be engaging the global research community in our mission to provide the highest quality of vulnerability intelligence in the industry. This additional source of research, supplemented by the investigation and validation of our world-class team, will continue to ensure that our clients receive early notification of the most critical vulnerabilities so that they can offer the best defense possible”.