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Indian techie Laxman Muthiyah bags 12,500 dollar bounty for discovering Facebook bug

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Laxman Muthiyah from India has received a 12,500 dollar bounty for discovering a Facebook bug that allowed hackers to arbitrarily delete photos from accounts.
According to TechCrunch, the bug allowed anyone with a bit of technical know-how to delete any photo on Facebook.
Facebook fixed the bug shortly after it was discovered.
Laxman has a breakdown of how the bug, that deletes another users' photos, works.

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First Published: Feb 13 2015 | 1:39 PM IST

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