Headlines News :
Home » , , » Khalil Shreateh, Security Researcher Breaks Into Zuckerberg's Wall To Report Bug

Khalil Shreateh, Security Researcher Breaks Into Zuckerberg's Wall To Report Bug

Written By Unknown on Monday, 19 August 2013 | 16:53

Khalil Shreateh Report Facebook Exploit on Mark Zuckerberg's Wall

Khalil Shreateh, Palestinian security researcher with a B.A degree in Information Systems, discovered a big Facebook security vulnerability. As an ethical hackers he want this bug to be resolved as soon as possible. So, he sent mail twice to Facebook Security team through whitehat, but Facebook ignored his mail.

During his first two mail he informed the security team that he had posted on Sarah Goodin's profile even though is not in her friend list and is not allowed to post on her wall. Sarah Goodin was the student of Harvard students and was first woman to have created the Facebook profile. Even then they ignored the warning.

Khalil Shreateh Hijacked Sarah Goodin's Timeline

Finally, he decided to proof himself. So, he thought the best way to get attention is to directly post on the Mark Zuckerberg's Wall. Security expert Khalil Shreateh then used this Facebook glitch to post to Mark Zuckerberg's wall.

Khalil Shreateh Hijacked Mark Zuckerberg's Timeline

When he does this, the output was instant and a Facebook Security officer Ola Okelola contacted him. But soon his account was disabled. When Khalil Shreateh contacted the Facebook, he was told that his account disabled was disabled for precaution. His account was re-initiated but he was deprived from his paycheck which ethical hackers get for reporting bugs in Facebook. The reason given that it was against the Terms of Service and the documentation were not provided by Khalil Shreateh while reporting the bug. He is not fighting through Social Media and Press Media to get his claim.
Share this article :


Speak up your mind

Tell us what you're thinking... !

Subscribe Via Email

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

UberTech News-Latest Technology News