A Palestinian hacker sent warnings to Facebook about a security vulnerability that allows anyone to write on the wall of other users without authorization, but the company ignored him so he decided to hack the page of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and left a message on his wall.
Way to go prove a point there buddy.
And here’s the full message hacker and security expert Khalil Shreateh posted on Zuckerberg’s wall.
Facebook normally gives a cash reward to people who uncover a security threat, but because of the methods Shreateh used to convince them of the bug, Facebook has denied him the reward. I reckon they should give him more hey.
“In order to qualify for a payout you must “make a good faith effort to avoid privacy violations” and “use a test account instead of a real account when investigating bugs,”’ Jones writes.
By posting to Zuckerberg and Goodin’s accounts, says Jones, Shreateh violated the terms of service and will not be rewarded for his find.
Nonetheless, Facebook welcomes Shreateh to inform them of any additional glitches he finds for them in the future.” [Mail Online]