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Google hacker asks Apple to pay for iOS vulnerabilities and donate $2.45 million

via:网易科技     time:2018/8/10 20:01:36     readed:260

In the past few years, the most prolific iOS vulnerability hunter has been working for Project Zero. It is reported that Project Zero is Google's elite hacking team, dedicated to finding and eliminating security vulnerabilities in other companies' products. His name is Ian Beer, and some people think he is by far the best iOS hacker.

The Black Hat security conference was held in Las Vegas on Wednesday. Bill sent a message on Twitter to Apple CEO Tim Cook asking him to pay for each vulnerability he reported since 2016 and asked the company to donate $2.45 million.

An Apple spokesperson declined to comment, and the reporter was unable to contact Bill for comment.

“I really want to have the opportunity to sit down with you and discuss how we can make the iOS system more secure,” he wrote on Twitter.

Bill is often seen in Apple's security bulletin because he is longer than discovering iOS vulnerabilities. Last year, Bill announced that it will release a new one that can be cracked.iPhoneWhen it became a relatively easy tool, the amateur hacker group dedicated to using the iPhone, a loose amateur hacker group, was pushed to the frenzy. A few weeks later, Bill and Google released the tool, which iOS hackers think is movingDevelopmentAn important step in the mature jailbreak tool.

Apple’s vulnerability reward program was lacking at the beginning of last year’s launch. Most independent iOS security researchers have not submitted any errors to Apple in exchange for a vulnerability bounty, mainly because doing so will hinder future research and is too much trouble, in contrast to these vulnerabilities that may be sold in the gray market. more money.

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