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Cybersecurity firm offers $1.5 million for iPhone exploits

A previously undisclosed (aka zero-day) exploit can fetch enough money to buy its finder a house. Zerodium, a firm that buys security exploits, has announced that it's paying $1.5 million for one that can be used to take over iPhones and iPads. That's thrice what the company used to offer, though it did up the bounty to $1 million last year for a limited time. While that very much smelled like PR stunt, Zerodium did end up having to pay one group the full amount.
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