Researcher Writes Directly on Mark Zuckerberg’s Wall
to Illustrate Security Bug
“We are unfortunately not able to pay you for this vulnerability because your actions violated our Terms of Service. We do hope, however, that you continue to work with us to find vulnerabilities in the site,” the company told Shreateh in an email.
Shreateh may have taken an extreme step to get Facebook’s attention, but there’s no arguing that he achieved a net positive result. It was certainly an unconventional way of reporting a problem, but he should’ve been rewarded for his efforts anyway.