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Apple Invites Researchers to Apply for Special iPhone Designed for Finding Vulnerabilities

August 31, 2023

Via: MacRumors

The ‌iPhone‌ Security Research Device Program (SRDP) has been around since 2019, and researchers have used it to locate 130 high-impact security vulnerabilities. Apple says that researchers have helped it to implement “novel mitigations” for protecting iOS devices.

Over the course of the last six months, program participants have received 37 CVE credits for their findings, and have contributed to improvements for the XNU kernel, kernel extensions, and XPC services.

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