Hackers awarded $1 million for successful iOS 9 breach

Zerodium, an exploit acquisition platform specializing in vulnerability research, awarded a team of hackers $1 million for their successful jailbreak of Apple’s iOS 9.1 on Monday. The prize was awarded after the team successfully completed a contest proposed by Zerodium earlier this year, Wired reported. The hackers figured out a way to hack an iPhone…

Rising smartphone sales shows greater need for responsible recycling than ever

More than three million cellphones were sold during Q2 of 2015. This number is up 13.5 percent from the year before, Gartner reports. Cellphone turnover is growing faster by the year, and so is the number of disposed devices, but are these devices properly refurbished or recycled? What happens if they aren’t? The number of…