Earlier today I got into another interminable email exchange with someone who wanted to hack into a Facebook account.
Here’s how the conversation went:
Varun, if that is his real name, is referring to an article I wrote a while back about a Facebook vulnerability that made it simple to break into any account. The security flaw was fixed before I published details of it, of course.
And yes, I admit my reply to Varun was a little flippant…
Varun wasn’t going to be dissuaded, however.
But I was in a mischievous mood too…
He hasn’t responded since.
I think Varun might have realised that I’m not going to help him break the law by hacking a Facebook account.
Be sure to take proper care of your online accounts - it’s possible that someone like Varum might be trying to crack into it. Or worse still, someone who knows what they’re doing.
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