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Facebook breach

Postby zzm9980 » Sat, 22 Jun 2013 9:10 am


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Postby zzm9980 » Sat, 22 Jun 2013 9:11 am

Facebook obviously is downplaying what this meant. And fair enough to them.

Here is how it actually worked:

1) Create a contact named “Mark Zuckerbergâ€Â

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Re: Facebook breach

Postby nakatago » Sat, 22 Jun 2013 9:13 am



I've heard about it but I didn't read the articles any more. Because it's Facebook--s#!+ like this always happens with them because it's almost always of their carelessness.

Anyway, do you personally get press time because of this? I should've taken my picture with you.

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Postby zzm9980 » Sat, 22 Jun 2013 9:17 am

No, they asked if I wanted to be in the press release and/or their 'Thanks' page. I said no to the press release (since my employer may not look kindly on it), but yes to the 'Thanks' page since that is a bit more discrete. It should be updated next month when I get my money. But none of you know my last name anyway, so it doesn't really matter :cool:

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Postby nakatago » Sat, 22 Jun 2013 9:20 am

zzm9980 wrote:No, they asked if I wanted to be in the press release and/or their 'Thanks' page. I said no to the press release (since my employer may not look kindly on it), but yes to the 'Thanks' page since that is a bit more discrete. It should be updated next month when I get my money. But none of you know my last name anyway, so it doesn't really matter :cool:


That's nothing prism can't help...

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Postby Brah » Sat, 22 Jun 2013 10:44 am

Is it completely fixed now?

Sorry if that's a dumb question...

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Postby zzm9980 » Sat, 22 Jun 2013 11:39 am

Brah wrote:Is it completely fixed now?

Sorry if that's a dumb question...


Ya they blocked the ability to download this data last week while they purge it.

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Postby zzm9980 » Mon, 24 Jun 2013 5:36 pm

The ZDNet story is much more accurate and in-depth than most. It is also capturing a lot of the reaction to it.

The only error is that it implies you could only do it to friends; you could do it to anyone you chose who you obtained at least one email or phone number for.

http://www.zdnet.com/anger-mounts-after ... 000017167/

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Postby Brah » Tue, 25 Jun 2013 8:03 pm

So did you get props somewhere?

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Postby zzm9980 » Tue, 25 Jun 2013 8:37 pm

Brah wrote:So did you get props somewhere?


Yeah, $12,000 usd worth. I asked not to be listed in the articles. Sometime in the next month they'll update their list of people at facebook.com/whitehat/thanks with my name.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 25 Jun 2013 8:40 pm

Brah wrote:So did you get props somewhere?


See his third post.

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Postby nakatago » Tue, 25 Jun 2013 9:09 pm

zzm9980 wrote:
Brah wrote:So did you get props somewhere?


Yeah, $12,000 usd worth.


Hurrah for bounties.

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Postby zzm9980 » Sun, 21 Jul 2013 1:26 pm

nakatago wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:
Brah wrote:So did you get props somewhere?


Yeah, $12,000 usd worth.


Hurrah for bounties.


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I can't imagine the blur looks I'll get if I try to use this anywhere in Singapore, with cashiers asking to see my I/C to verify my name is "Mr Bug Bounty".

Luckily, I can just use it as an ATM card. There is *1* ATM at Parkway it works in, which coincidentally is labelled as accepting international ATM cards. Why Citibank has 5 (almost) identical ATMs, and only one will take it is beyond me.

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Postby nakatago » Sun, 21 Jul 2013 1:30 pm

zzm9980 wrote:
nakatago wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:
Brah wrote:So did you get props somewhere?


Yeah, $12,000 usd worth.


Hurrah for bounties.


Image

I can't imagine the blur looks I'll get if I try to use this anywhere in Singapore, with cashiers asking to see my I/C to verify my name is "Mr Bug Bounty".

Luckily, I can just use it as an ATM card. There is *1* ATM at Parkway it works in, which coincidentally is labelled as accepting international ATM cards. Why Citibank has 5 (almost) identical ATMs, and only one will take it is beyond me.


Fascinating. So they give the 'cash' in the form of a debit card. I thought they'd wire it or something.

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Postby Mi Amigo » Sun, 21 Jul 2013 3:44 pm

That's the COOLEST payment card I've seen in a long time. Do we have to call you 'Mr. Bounty' from now on, or will 'Bug' be allowed?
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