Facebook Bugs

Facebook Stands By Bug Disclosure Policy Following Zuckerberg Hack

A member of Facebook’s security team acknowledged over the weekend that the group could’ve taken further steps to verify a vulnerability initially brought to their attention by an independent security researcher last week but that the company largely adhered to its bug disclosure policy.

Skype, Dropbox Patch Critical Facebook Authentication Bugs

UPDATE Popular applications Skype and Dropbox fixed holes in their websites this week that could have allowed an attacker to gain control of users’ Facebook accounts. In what’s technically being referred to as an “open direct vulnerability,” both applications failed to validate sites before sending users and their access tokens to them.

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