Joe Sullivan

Facebook admits mistakes, but still won’t pay out to researcher who hacked Zuckerberg’s page

The researcher, who failed to get an adequate response from Facebook’s security team and so hacked Mark Zuckerberg’s page, will not receive a reward, the social network has confirmed.

But Facebook will, it says, mend some of its processes.

Facebook donates $250,000 to help fight cybercrime (using money acquired from spammers)

Cybercrime investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have been awarded $250,000 by Facebook, for the great work they do helping fight cybercrime – including helping unmask the people behind the Koobface botnet.