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Facebook source code leaked

Updated Dec 19th, 2018 5:52PM EST

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This is bad news for the Facebook team. Someone has managed to glean the source code for the site’s home page, and has posted his/her/their findings on a website, cleverly titled Facebook Secrets. This raises significant questions over the security of the site. Facebook is a closed-source system, meaning that the site code is not made readily available to the general public. As such, the individual(s) who managed to track this stuff down did some illicitly. A site like Facebook should, and no doubt does, have security measures in place to stop this sort of ting from occurring. They’ve obviously failed. A breach like this can render the application/site even less secure, exposing further vulnerabilities and weak spots. Let’s hope they manage patch this up before anything goes terribly wrong…


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Josh Karp followed his love of technology since a kid through to the present day. As a Special Correspondent at BGR, and part of the first editorial team, Josh covers press conferences, trade shows and other events around the world. An expert in all things mobile, Josh has more than eighteen years of experience covering the wireless industry.


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