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Ignored Facebook® Bug Gets Founder's Page Hacked

August 21, 2013  Security Suite

 

A security vulnerability on Facebook® allowed a self-appointed white hat hacker to reportedly break onto Facebook® Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s home page. The Palestinian computer programmer exploited the bug to bring attention to the vulnerability since his reports about it to the Facebook® security team went unaddressed. This action violates Facebook policies for white hat hackers, who are awarded cash rewards in exchange for reporting bugs. Although the vulnerability has now been fixed, compensation will not be given since the program’s terms were violated.

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Stagefright - probably the most dangerous threat to smartphones right now

August 25, 2015  Security Suite

Can you imagine a single received MMS could allow hackers to access all your data on your phone? Meet Stagegright, the exploit that is a threat for 950 million smartphones with Android. Vulnerability like this is very dangerous because it does not require any action by the victim - all the hacker needs to compromise your smarthphone is your phone number.

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