Zerodium Offers $1 Million to Hack Facebook Messenger or Whatsapp

An unprecedented offer from a company that sells hacking tools.

An American company that sells (and buys) hacking tools offers an unprecedented amount to people who can develop a tool that can intercept WhatsApp messages or Facebook Messenger.

The company is looking for more loopholes in all kinds of services like iOS and Windows, with the ultimate goal being to provide more tools to governments that need to catch criminals or stop terrorist. The messaging applications are a tool that everyone uses and of course, terrorists and criminals do not overlook these applications.

“Messaging apps in general and WhatsApp in particular are sometimes the only communication channel used by targets and end-to-end encryption makes it difficult for our government customers to intercept such communications,”

Another offer of the company includes the ability to eliminate all the security layers of the iPhone. When successful Zerodium will pay a 2 million dollar bouunty.

Certainly looks like interesting happenings – you can read the full publication on Zerodium.

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