Facebook Awards Kochi Teenager $ 500 to spot Whatsapp memory corruption bug
Media has said that Facebook has honored a 19-year-old Kerala student for the memory corruption base on its instant messaging platform Whatsapp.
K.S. According to a report in Mathrubhoomi of Kerala, on Monday, B.Tech student Ankit Krishn, at Pathnamthitta Mount Zion College, College of Engineering, has detected the bug so that others can completely remove files on WhatsApp.
One resident of Alappuzha, Anandakrishna had found a bug two months ago and informed the officials of the Facebook.
Facebook investigated the solution provided by the young student and after two months of observation, then the social networking giants decided to honor it to successfully correct the error.
According to the report, in addition to presenting them with a cash prize of $ 500 (about Rs 34,000), Facebook also promising a spot for Anandakrishna in the prestigious Hall of Fame.
In addition to his research on ethnic hacking, the Kerala Police Research and Development Center of Anand Sharma is also engaged in working for the cyberdom.