An Offer Of $1 Million From Apple If You Can Crack Their System Vulnerabilities
A bug bounty program is seen to be very common these days amongst the tech industry. In order to explain it in simpler terms Applexa Infotech, the best web development company in Chandigarh is here to put forward the concept.
For many software development companies, it is very important for them to have a system that is safe and secure. While they make their best efforts to ensure the same, a bug bounty in their way of making the use of the public that is knowledgable about their system to further increase the strength of their security services. So, as a part of the program, the companies encourage people to try to hack into their systems of devices and try to find bugs that would lead to them breaching into their system. As an incentive for doing the same the company award to whoever can crack their systems prize money.
Following a similar trend, Apple being one of the biggest tech companies in the world has also jumped on the band wagon and also launched a bug bounty program. While initially the program only allowed a certain number of people who are called bounty hunters to take part in the program who were selected by the company itself but not they have opened up the program for everybody.
Apple is known to be a company that provides with a very high price for their bounty hunters who do research and are able to find critical issues and share them with the company. The prize money for the program ranges from $100,000 (around Rs 7 lakhs)to even $ 1 million (around Rs 70 lakhs). The exact money that will be awarded will depend on the nature of the bug that is discovered.
The bounty hunter is encouraged to not share the details with the public and keep it undisclosed. Applexa Infotech, the best software development company in Chandigarh hopes that we can encourage more people to participate in the program.