10-Year-old Boy Gets $10,000 Reward for Uncovering Instagram Security Flaw

10-Year-old Boy Gets $10,000 Reward for Uncovering Instagram Security Flaw

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A 10-year-old boy from Finland has received a $10,000 reward for exposing a security vulnerability with the image-sharing app Instagram. The schoolboy—named as Jani by Finnish newspaper Iltalehti— discovered a bug that allows anyone to delete comments on Instagram by inserting malicious code into the app. “I tested whether the comments section of Instagram can handle…

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