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‘Your department is a hackathon’: State Dept. wants hackers but feeling isn’t mutual

“Judging you, @StateDept.”
Twitchy » US Politics

Hackers Could Have Accessed Anyone’s Facebook Profile Thanks to Flaw

Last week, a hacker revealed a Facebook flaw that would have allowed him access to anyone’s (yes, any and all) Facebook profile.

Before mass panic ensues, Facebook has already fixed the problem, but it’s worth pointing out just what left the information of social media site’s slightly more than 1 billion users vulnerable.

Nir Goldshlager on his Web Application Security Blog wrote that exploiting the flaw he found would allow him to “take a full control over any Facebook account.”