Monday, August 19, 2013

Palestinian finds Facebook bug, proves point by hacking CEO’s personal page

After discovering a privacy bug on Facebook, unemployed Palestinian programmer Khalil Shreateh said he just wanted to collect the traditional $500 (U.S.) bounty the social network giant offers to those who voluntarily expose its glitches.

But when Facebook ignored his first two reports, Mr. Shreateh took his message to the top – and hacked into CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal page to prove his point.

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