Facebook Patches Webcam Vulnerability After Receiving Hacker Tip

    Date31 Dec 2012
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Facebook Inc. (FB) has patched a security vulnerability that would have allowed hackers to turn on users The bug was discovered in July by two computer-security researchers in India, according to Fred Wolens, spokesman for Facebook. Aditya Gupta and Subho Halder, founders of a consulting firm called XY Security, reported their findings to Facebook, which paid them $2,500 for the information, Bloomberg.com reported on its Tech Blog. Facebook seems to have deemed this particular bug as
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