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a private firm has offered brownies of a million dollars security researchers who trying new ways to hack into iOS nine the operating system for iPhones and iPads that was released last week I'm Jim Frenkel I'm a cyber security reporter with writers and Boston , and I've been looking into a million dollars I'd probably program offered by sorority rhodium is a cyber arms broker that advice and go vulnerabilities and software that can be exploited wants cyber attacks , this firm called its research to private companies and also the governments of what they're looking for a way to jailbreak icons and I can't , that means to allow an attacker in remote control at that without the user's knowledge , it's different here after going public in the past this company has declined to say how much they pay for these vulnerabilities , and it's proving to be very difficult crack , when other versions of Iraq amount they are come out and then cracked really quickly sometimes we , separately perhaps coincidentally we learned over the weekend that are unknown attackers had figured out a way to get into the yard appstore with malicious code apple does a very good job of reviewing code before the programs go ok on the app store but these guys found a way to get around those protections , same thing here with iOS nine very difficult to defeat I think what this means sorrow is that nothing is on tactical that any person can be broken into by hackers this company capping a very wide net and my guess is that they will find somebody who was able to our break into it