Facebook vulnerability

Social media supersite Facebook has fixed a vulnerability that could have allowed a hacker to access a user’s account simply by getting them to click through to a specially crafted website. The flaw essentially mimicked the functionality of an authentic Facebook application without actually installing an application to their profile.

Facebook has patched a vulnerability that could have allowed a malicious user to bypass certain security restrictions, according to Sow Ching Shiong, an independent security researcher who discovered the flaw on the popular social network earlier this week.

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