Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday August 13, 2015

Student Loses Facebook Internship For Pointing Out Privacy Flaws

You built an app that exploits a privacy flaw in Facebook Messenger? You can kiss your summer internship goodbye.

The app capitalized on a privacy flaw that Facebook had been aware of for about three years: the Facebook Messenger app automatically shared users’ locations with anyone who they messaged.