A 10-Year-Old Hacked Instagram

And They Gave Him A HUGE Amount Of Money To Thank Him
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What were you doing when you were 10? Watching the Disney Channel? Hiding under your siblings bed so you could scare them? Yeah sames, but a 10-year-old boy from Finland is busy discovering Instagram bugs! According to the Finnish site ltalehti, the child genius has been given $10,000 by Facebook (who owns Insta now) as part of their Bug Bounty Program for finding the major glitch and alerting them to the security problem.
The young hacker goes by Jani (could be his real name… or could be a top-secret alias!) and the bug he found allowed user’s to delete anyone’s Instagram comment. Yep, ANYONE’S. As Jani said, that included: “Even Justin Bieber.” 
While the issue was fixed back in February, this isn’t even Jani’s first bug discovery! Facebook revealed to Forbes that the little genius discovered other glitches with his twin brother’s help in the past, but they were too small to get a reward. 

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