Apple, Facebook Hackers Get Their ‘Just’ Reward

If someone doesn’t play by the rules and still wins, should s/he be rewarded? That’s a question that the information security industry is now grappling with.

Earlier this month, a security researcher defaced the Facebook wall belonging to CEO Mark Zuckerberg in an attempt to convince the social networking giant that there was a security flaw on the platform. According to Facebook, security researcher Khalil Shreateh violated Facebook’s Terms of Service by testing the flaw on a real account, for which he had not obtained user consent.

Read the full story at eWeek:
Apple, Facebook Hackers Get Their ‘Just’ Reward (or Do They?)

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.

News Around the Web