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Friday, December 8, 2017

A boy of ten was awarded for the Instagram vulnerability was found


Ten year old boy from Finland named Yani found a bug in Instagaram and have helped the company eliminate it, according to The Venture Beat. He noticed that social networks have the ability to delete other users ‘ comments. Yani wrote a letter to the e-mail to representatives of the company that owns — Facebook. As proof, he deleted a comment in one of the test accounts Facebook.

Specialists have developed a fault, after which Jani received for detection vulnerability 10 thousand dollars. Thus, he became the youngest person revealed a fault in the social network. The previous age record set by 13-year-old user, also received an award from Facebook.

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