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A writer at Forbes reports that Apple is going to announce their giving out of pre-jailbroken iPhones at the 2019 Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas.

This, along with bug bounties, would enable researchers to locate security vulnerabilities, and help Apple keep the iPhone secure. These aren’t the same iPhones that are used by developers inside Cupertino, but are said to be locked down a little. Steven Troughton-Smith speculates:

In the right hands, this could really help Apple keep the iPhone secured. It’s going to be interesting to see if Apple does announce this program.