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10-yr-old bags $10,000 prize for successfully hacking into Instagram

The youngster identified as Jani, has reportedly been awarded the sum of $10,000 by Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, after reportedly finding the flaw in the social media application, Instagram's security system.

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The youngster identified as Jani, has reportedly been awarded the sum of $10,000 by Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, after reportedly finding the flaw in the social media application, Instagram's security system.

The reports reveal that the 10 year old has successfully found a loophole that would have enabled anyone to delete comments left by users on any Instagram User page.

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The Facebook's bug bounty programme, which hands out cash prizes to people who find flaws in the company's security system so they can be properly fixed, had awarded him $10,000 for his discovery.

The programme is part of the many investments to which Zuckerberg is committed.

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