That $10,000 Facebook bug

A security researcher found a way to delete any picture on Facebook, irrespective of whether it’s public or private, by cunning use of polls.

Pouya Daribi was digging around in the software used by Facebook users to set up quick opinion polls on their profile pages. When creating these informal surveys, the social media addicts can select photos to appear alongside the questions, and the ID codes for these pictures are embedded in the HTML form submitted to Facebook’s servers.

Complete article on theregister.co.uk

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