The tech giant is providing Grant Thompson of Tucson, Arizona, an undisclosed amount — as well as help financing his education — after he showed his mom a security flaw in FaceTime that allowed callers to eavesdrop. Apple released an update Thursday to fix the bug, but it still faces lawsuits over the incident.
Is bug hunting good business? The company began offering bounties of up to $200,000 for finding flaws in its iOS system three years ago, though some have found that selling their discoveries elsewhere can be even more lucrative.
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