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[ NNSquad ] Zuckerberg's Facebook page hacked to prove security flaw

Zuckerberg's Facebook page hacked to prove security flaw

http://j.mp/14PQL4t  (CNN)

    A Palestinian researcher posted a message on Facebook CEO Mark
    Zuckerberg's page last week after he says the site's security team
    didn't take his warnings about a security flaw seriously.  "First,
    sorry for breaking your privacy and post(ing) to your wall," wrote
    Khalil Shreateh. "I (have) no other choice to make after all the
    reports I sent to (the) Facebook team."  Shreateh, who describes
    himself as an unemployed security researcher with a degree in
    information systems, said he found a hole in Facebook's systems that
    let him post to any user's page, including users not on his Friends
    list.  Such an exploit would be a virtual gold mine for spammers, scam
    artists and others seeking to take advantage of the site's roughly 1
    billion users worldwide.

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Lauren Weinstein (lauren@vortex.com): http://www.vortex.com/lauren 
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