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As Phones Get Harder to Hack, Zero Day Vendors Hunt for Router Exploits

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.
Joseph Cox
3.7.19
tech

You Can Now Get $1 Million for Hacking WhatsApp and iMessage

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.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.7.19
HACKS FOR SALE

Zero-Day Shop Opens the Floodgates for People to Sell Exploits to Governments

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.
Joseph Cox
8.9.18
Internet Insecurity

Startup That Sells Zero-Days to Governments Is Offering $1 Million For Tor Hacks

A startup that sells exploits to governments says it wants hacks for the browser used by activists, protesters, journalists, and criminals.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.13.17
The Shadow Brokers

Newly Leaked Hacking Tools Were Worth $2 Million on the Gray Market

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.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.14.17
News

You Can Now Make $1.5 Million For Jailbreaking The iPhone

The market for iPhone hacks is booming.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.29.16
Apple

Zero-Day Hunters Will Pay Over Twice as Much as Apple’s New Bug Bounty Programme

Exodus Intelligence’s new programme offers a potential payout of half a million dollars for Apple vulnerabilities.
Joseph Cox
8.10.16
defense & security

The 'Darth Vader' of Cyberwar Sold Services to Canada

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.
Ben Makuch
4.11.16
News

Somebody Just Claimed a $1 Million Bounty for Hacking the iPhone

An unknown team of hackers found a way to jailbreak the new iPhone remotely.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.2.15
short circuit

Chinese Hackers Pangu Have Jailbroken iOS 9

It never takes long for someone to break into new hardware.
Joseph Cox
10.14.15
News

There's Now a $1 Million Bounty For Hacking the New iPhone

If you can jailbreak an iPhone or iPad remotely, you get $1 million.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.21.15
Hacking

Controversial Zero-Day Exploits Seller Launches New 'Premium' Bug Bounty Program

A noted seller of exploits has launched a mysterious new program to allow bug hunters to sell for a high price.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.24.15