Pakistani Hacker Gets $5000 for Reporting Flaws in Chrome and FireFox

Rafay Baloch, a Pakistani (Islamabad) based security researcher/ethical programmer has won US$ 5,000 in a consolidated bug abundance for recognizing an immense bug. This bug exists in different programs, for example, Chrome, Firefox and so on covering 75% of entire web movement.

The bug is an Address-bar Spoofing bug, which implies that a programmer can show whatever URL in location bar and whatever remains of the substance would be controlled by them. At the end of the day, would show their fake login page yet the location bar would say

So when deceived into URL address-bar, any one tapping on the connection can undoubtedly be taken to the programmers website page.

Rafay says the Chrome and Firefox are presently chipping away at settling this bug.

He has been offered appealing jobs, pay rates outside Pakistan yet wants to stay in the nation and build up a digital security organization to safeguard Pakistan from powerless assaults everywhere throughout the world.

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