Twitter Paid $10000 To Indian Hacker, Know Why

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| July 26 , 2016 , 21:12 IST
[caption id="attachment_208214" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Twitter Paid $10000 To Indian Hacker, Know Why Micro-blogging website Twitter recently paid a bounty of $10,080 (Rs. 6,70,000 approximately) to an Indian hacker for identifying security fault in its video-sharing service- Vine.[/caption] Micro-blogging website Twitter recently paid a bounty of $10,080 (Rs. 6,70,000 approximately) to an Indian hacker for identifying security fault in its video-sharing service- Vine. According to reports, Avinash Singh, who goes by the name of 'avicoder', uncovered a loophole in Twitter's video-sharing service that allowed him to to access thr cache of the code online easily. Singh was able to download a Docker image containing complete source-code of Vine as he searched for vulnerabilities. He reported the loophole to Twitter in March, follwoing which the micro-blogging site awarded him the grand prize of $10,080.