Manorath received more than 600,000 prizes for discovering the security vulnerabilities of Facebook
Manorath Aryal, 25, of Palpa has received more than 600,000 prizes for discovering bugs in Facebook. Aryal found the bug and received हजार 5,250.
Facebook offered a प्रतिशत 5,000 reward, as well as a 5 percent bonus. When he mentioned the page on Facebook, he found the problem of notification going to the page without publishing the post.
He discovered the bug in December 2020. “I’m managing other people’s social networks,” Aryal told ICT News. I have reported this problem on December 24 after seeing it 2-3 times.
After he reported the bug to Facebook, Facebook took some time to investigate. He then sent a video of the problem to Facebook.
There was a gap in the middle for some time. In July, I reopened the case, ‘he said. Then on August 17 he reported that your bug had been fixed and was no longer visible to me. Then on August 19, Facebook gave the reward.
Initially, there was ambiguity in the video he sent and Facebook asked Aryal to send another video. Due to his busy schedule, he could not send the video again.
After not responding for a month, they sent a message that they had closed the case and could reopen it if they wanted to.
After recording the video again in detail and sending it, he says that he got the bug valid and got the reward. This is the first time he has discovered a bug.
‘I’m not a complete hacker. I didn’t do anything buggy, ‘he says,’ because I professionally design graphic and manage social networks. ‘
He manages various social media pages and when he mentions any of his pages, he gets notifications without post publishing.
He also checked on his friends’ Facebook that the only problem is that others have the same problem. Aryal had reported the problem to his friends on Facebook.
Now he plans to run Bug Bounty part-time. He is also in talks with other bug hunters in Nepal for more information.
Newcomers to the Bug Bounty area are advised to keep trying. He says, ‘Don’t stop running. The more you use anything, the more problems you will see. If something seems to be a problem, it should be reported. ‘
Having studied management, he is interested in information technology. He has even set up his own company AIDSWORK in Butbal. From which he is providing digital marketing services. Apart from outsourcing, he has employed two people full time.