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Warning! Don't Click that Google Docs Link You Just Received in Your Email

Warning! Don't Click that Google Docs Link You Just Received in Your Email

May 03, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Did someone just share a random Google Doc with you? First of all — Do not click on that Google Doc link you might have just received ...
Nasty Covert Redirect Vulnerability found in OAuth and OpenID

Nasty Covert Redirect Vulnerability found in OAuth and OpenID

May 03, 2014Swati Khandelwal
After Heartbleed bug , a security flaw in widely used open-source software OpenSSL that puts countless websites at risk, another vulnerabili...
Hacking Facebook User 'Access Token' with Man-in-the-Middle Attack

Hacking Facebook User 'Access Token' with Man-in-the-Middle Attack

March 11, 2014Wang Wei
Facebook has several security measures to protect users' account, such as a user " access token " is granted to the Facebo...
Facebook Open URL Redirection vulnerability

Facebook Open URL Redirection vulnerability

November 16, 2013Anonymous
Security Researcher Dan Melamed discovered an Open URL redirection vulnerability in Facebook that allowed him to have a facebook.com ...
Vulnerability in Facebook app allows hackers to steal access tokens and hijack accounts

Vulnerability in Facebook app allows hackers to steal access tokens and hijack accounts

October 29, 2013Mohit Kumar
There are more than 100 Million users who are using Facebook mobile app. Facebook has fixed multiple critical vulnerabilities in its A...
Another way to hack Facebook accounts using OAuth vulnerability

Another way to hack Facebook accounts using OAuth vulnerability

April 17, 2013Mohit Kumar
In recent few months White hat Hacker ,' Nir Goldshlager ' reported many critical bugs in Facebook OAuth  mechanism, that allowe...
Facebook OAuth flaw allows gaining full control over any Facebook account

Facebook OAuth flaw allows gaining full control over any Facebook account

February 21, 2013Mohit Kumar
Facebook OAuth is used to communicate between Applications & Facebook users, to grant additional permissions to your favorite apps. ...
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