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Category: Zero-Day

Spy Agency Contractor Puts Out A $1m Bounty For an iPhone Hack

Spy Agency Contractor Puts Out A $1m Bounty For an iPhone Hack

A spinoff of the French firm Vupen is offering an unprecedented reward for an iOS zero-day exploit.

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Hacking Team Leak Shows How Secretive Zero-Day Exploit Sales Work

Hacking Team Leak Shows How Secretive Zero-Day Exploit Sales Work

It was not easy for Hacking Team to buy zero-day exploits to sell to governments.

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Turns Out the US Launched Its Zero-Day Policy in Feb 2010

Turns Out the US Launched Its Zero-Day Policy in Feb 2010

A newly released document from the FBI sheds a little more light on the government’s controversial policy around the use of zero-day exploits. Though there is still much we don’t know, the question of when the secretive policy was put into place is finally answered: February, 2010. It wasn’t until last year that the government […]

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New Dark-Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits to Hackers

New Dark-Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits to Hackers

A darknet marketplace called TheRealDeal Market has emerged, focusing on brokering hackers’ zero-day attack methods.

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US Used Zero-Day Exploits Before It Had Policies for Them

US Used Zero-Day Exploits Before It Had Policies for Them

A a new document sheds light on the backstory behind the development of the government’s zero-day policy and offers some insight into the motivations for establishing it.

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