Monday, August 19, 2013

Harsha Vardhan Boppana, 'The Bug Hunter'

Harsha Vardhan Boppana
Harsha Vardhan Boppana from Hyderabad,INDIA has awarded by $1000 for finding 2 Major Bugs in Facebook in 2012. First one is without knowing your old password you can change the password of your account and second one is the redirecting the Facebook main page to any other site, Bugs are now fixed by Facebook. 

Harsha is properly from Hyderabad,INDIA and studied B.Tech in Electronics from Vignan University. Now his name is added in the list of Official Facebook White Hat Hackers you can see here. https://www.facebook.com/whitehat

He had send the technical report to facebook security with the Source of Vulnerable URL that i can't tell here although it had been fixed by facebook. Reason for that vulnerability is also reported by him. 

And according to him it take weeks or months to get respond from facebook because they were fixing that bug then if your reported bug is true then in 2-3 months you will get your reward and your name will be added to the white hat hackers list. 

For Harsha Vardhan Boppana, who also made over $20,000 last year, it is more about learning new skills and testing them in real world scenarios.

You can also contact  Harsha Vardhan Boppana at harsha9502@gmail.com
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