Apple announced on Thursday that it will provide security researchers with special iPhones in an effort to strengthen hardware and software security. The program is expected to be launched next year.
The special iPhones will have an ssh, a root shell and advanced debugging features, Apple said. Twitter user 0x30n shared a screenshot of Apple's Black Hat presentation:
The new program is part of a larger bid to encourage communications between security researchers and Apple. In addition to announcing special iPhones, Apple is also extending its bug-busting program to macOS, iCloud, tvOS, iPadOS and watchOS, with a maximum payout of $ 1
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