Google says hackers have put ‘monitoring implants’ in iPhones for years | Technology

Hackers have been using compromised websites to install “monitoring implants” in iPhones for years, according to researchers at Google. The malicious software gathers users’ images, contacts and other information. Ian Beer, from Google’s Project Zero, said in a blogpost that the hacked sites had received thousands of visitors each week. Beer said: “There was no […]

Apple to pay hackers more than $1m to find security flaws | Technology

Apple will pay ethical hackers more than $1m if they responsibly disclose dangerous security vulnerabilities to the firm, the company announced at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas. The new “bug bounty”, up from a previous maximum of $200,000, could even out-bid what a security researcher could earn if they decided to skip […]