Facebook honours 19-year-old Kerala teenager. Here's why

  • 12 months   ago
Facebook honours 19-year-old Kerala teenager. Here's why

Facebook has respected a 19-year-old understudy from Kerala for detecting a memory defilement bug on its texting stage WhatsApp, the media revealed. 

KS Ananthakrishna, a B.Tech understudy at Pathanamthitta Mount Zion College of Engineering College, distinguished the bug that empowered other individuals to totally expel documents on WhatsApp without information of the client, as indicated by a report in Kerala-put together Mathrubhumi with respect to Monday. 

An occupant of Alappuzha, Ananthakrishna had discovered the bug two months prior and educated Facebook authorities. 


Facebook analyzed the arrangement given by the youthful understudy and following two months of perception, at that point interpersonal interaction monster chose to respect him for effectively amending the mistake. 

Other than giving him a money grant of $500 (around Rs 34,000), Facebook likewise guaranteed a spot for Ananthakrishna in the lofty Hall of Fame, as indicated by the report. 

Notwithstanding his examination on moral hacking, Ananthakrishna is additionally occupied with working for Kerala Police Cyberdome, an innovative work focus of Kerala Police.