The Last HITB Security Conference in Malaysia

Hands-on Technical Trainings - 13th & 14th October

Triple-Track Conference - 15th & 16th October


Capture the Flag - 15th & 16th October

HackWEEKDAY - 15th & 16th October

CommSec Village - 15th & 16th October


Zuckerberg Facebook hacker gets $10k fundraiser bug bounty

Palestinian security researcher Khalil Shreateh is set to receive more than $10,000 in donations after Facebook refused to pay him for significant security flaw he disclosed in a way that breached its terms of service.

The security researcher yesterday attempted initially to somewhat quietly inform Facebook of the flaw which allowed him to post updates to any users' profile Wall.

The disclosure worsened after a Facebook security engineer told Shreateh his vulnerability -- which lacked detail -- "was not a bug".  In a bid to prove the vulnerability the unemployed software engineer from the West Bank then posted a status update to the profile Walls of founder Mark Zuckerberg and an associate.