As announced in August, Apple has now announced the opening of its invite-only bug bounty program to all security researchers.
Apple has now announced the opening of its invite-only bug bounty program to all security researchers. The tech giant will pay white hat hackers that will report security flaws in the iOS,
In August, at the Blackhat
The most striking change is related to the payout for the rewards, the
maximum reward passed from $200,000 to $1 million. This is the biggest payout for a bug bounty program operated by a tech company.
Apple will pay up to $1 million rewards for a zero-click kernel code execution vulnerability
On top of the maximum reward of $1 million, the tech giant announced it will also offer a supplementary bonus of 50% to those experts who report security issues in beta version software before its public release.
Until now the Apple’s bug bounty program only rewarded researchers that reported vulnerabilities in the iOS mobile operating system.
Apple’s decision to extend the bug bounty program and increase the rewards