The company Exodus Intelligence has announced a research program, which rewards people for finding zero-day vulnerabilities. Such a leak in iOS 9.3 or later is worth up to half a million dollars.
On the site of Exodus, several products are specified which may have the zero-day vulnerabilities. The highest reward for a yet unknown vulnerability in iOS 9.3 or higher, in the second place, is Google Chrome with a maximum payout of $ 150,000. The announcement is noteworthy because Apple recently introduced its own reward program, where the highest amount paid can be is $ 200,000.
Such a high reward for iOS leak is not new, the company Zerodium has offered a longer amount of $ 500,000, in this case for a remote jailbreak of iOS. In 2015, the company offered a sum of $ 1 million for a short period for those exclusive, who could find jailbreak from the browser untethered. However, there were no parties that could produce such a vulnerability.