$1.5M Reward To Hackers Who Can Break Apple's New Lockdown Mode

The new iOS 16 Apple phone is scheduled to launch later this year. Apple announced a new lockdown mode available on the new iOS 16; which many are waiting on. The new lockdown mode is for those who are at higher risk for being targets for hacking. Forbes mentioned the added level of security makes iPhone one of the most secure phones available. Apple is targeting lockdown mode for people who face complex attacks on them personally. Such as political leaders, journalist, activists and celebrities.

To ensure Apple has covered all its bases in cyber security world it is offering up to $2,000,000 in reward for hackers who can bypass lockdown mode and break in. Apple is also donating $10 million " to support organizations that investigate, expose, and prevent highly targeted cyberattacks." The Dignity and Justice Fund by the Ford Foundation will be the recipient of the $10m donation.

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