Unknown attackers tried to compromise the source code of the PHP programming language in what would have been a dangerous supply chain hack.
There are caveats and the sellers are only a slice of the exploit market, but two exploit brokers say they’re seeing more iOS attacks now.
Obtaining vulnerabilities for fully up-to-date mobile phones is getting harder. So companies that sell exploits to governments are increasingly looking for attacks that target internet routers instead, with one company paying up to $100,000.
Companies that buy and sell exploits, or zero-days, are now willing to offer seven figures for hacks that allow spies and cops to steal WhatsApp, iMessage and other chat app messages.
Dubai-based Crowdfense, which buys zero day exploits for iOS and a variety of other platforms, is trying to streamline the process of sourcing vulnerabilities.
A startup that sells exploits to governments says it wants hacks for the browser used by activists, protesters, journalists, and criminals.
The new Windows hacking tools allegedly stolen from the NSA were worth a lot of money before they were dropped for free on the internet.
The market for iPhone hacks is booming.
Exodus Intelligence’s new programme offers a potential payout of half a million dollars for Apple vulnerabilities.
VUPEN Security sold $14,000 worth of goods to the Canadian military. That amount of money can get you a surprising amount of sensitive information about fatal security flaws in commercial software.
An unknown team of hackers found a way to jailbreak the new iPhone remotely.