As per data, Sharma discovered a bug in Instagram as a result of which thumbnails could possibly be modified in any person’s account with out login and password.
Sharma apprised Instagram and
He stated, ‘There was a bug in Fb’s Instagram, by which the thumbnail of the reel might have been modified from any account. All it required was the media ID of the account to alter it regardless of how robust the password of the account holder is.
‘In December final yr, I began discovering fault with my Instagram account. After a whole lot of onerous work, on the morning of January 31, I got here to know in regards to the (bug) mistake of Instagram. After this, I despatched a report back to Fb about this error on Instagram at evening and obtained a reply from them after three days. It requested me to share a demo,’ he stated.
Sharma confirmed them in 5 minutes by altering the thumbnail. They accepted his report and on the evening of Could 11, he bought a mail from Fb by which they knowledgeable him that he ahs been given a reward of $ 45,000 (about Rs 35 lakh). On the similar time, in lieu of the delay of 4 months in giving the reward, Fb additionally gave $ 4500 (about Rs 3 lakh) as a bonus.
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