Indian bug hunter finds flaw in instagram again wins 10 000 technology news. Ians chennai based security researcher laxman muthiyah has won 30000 as a part of a bug bounty program after he spotted a flaw in facebook owned photo sharing app instagram. New delhi chennai based security researcher laxman muthiyah has won 30000 as a part of a bug bounty programme after he spotted a flaw in facebook owned photo sharing app instagram. Get more technology news and business news on zee business. The bug is alleged to have allowed attackers or hackers to break into.
Muthiyah reported the bug to instagram and as part of a bug bounty programme instagram awarded him with 30000. This after he spotted a flaw in the facebook owned photo sharing application instagram as a part of a bug bounty program. Tech2 news staff aug 27 2019 132530 ist. Home technology app news indian bug hunter finds flaw in instagram wins 30000 logos of us social network instagram are displayed on a screen of a smartphone.
Once again muthiyah has reported another similar issue with the platform and has this time bagged 10000 in reward. Just a month ago indian security researcher laxman muthiyah found a bug in the instagram app reporting which he was rewarded 30000 by the platform as part of its bug bounty program. Discovered and responsibly reported by indian bug bounty hunter laxman muthiyah the vulnerability resided in the password recovery mechanism implemented by the mobile version of instagram. The bug has been fixed by facebook security team and instagram cannot be hacked using the same vulnerabilities.
Tech2 news staff jul 19 2019 083039 ist. Indian security researcher laxman muthiyah recently found a bug in the instagram app which allowed him to hack into any account on the platform. Facebook says a 10 year old is the youngest ever to earn a bug bounty for reporting instagram api bug. The social networking giant has paid 10000 to a 10 year old boy for spotting a bug in facebook owned photo sharing platform instagram.
The password reset or password recovery is a feature that allows users to regain access to their account on a website in case they forgot their password.