Exploit Vendor Offers $1.5 Million for iOS 10 Zero-Days
Security Update : Zerodium, a company that buys zero-day exploits and then sells them to government agencies around the world, has raised its prices for a series of security flaws it desperately wants to get its hands on.
First and foremost, the company has tripled the price it pays for an iOS zero-day. While last year Zerodium held a competition and paid $ 1 million for the first three iOS 9 zero-days, the company lowered the price to $ 500,000 afterward.
With the recent release of iOS 10, Zerodium has now once again hiked the price for iOS zero-days, agreeing to pay $ 1.5 million for a remote exploit that allows a third party full control over the device.
Just like last year, the company will pay for exploits that work a… (read more)