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Ever thought to buy an iPhone or a Playstation for free?

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Ever thought to buy an iPhone or a PlayStation for free? well you could but its too late now, as an Indian security researcher going with the handle of “Ishwar Prasad Bhat” had found a critical vulnerability on the world’s largest online shopping website eBay that allowed users to buy any product in just 1 Indian Rupee equivalent to 0.01 USD.

The vulnerability was found on Indian designated domain for eBay (http://www.ebay.in), which was fixed yesterday after Ishwar reported it to eBay authorities on 6th August, 2013.In an email conversation, the security researcher talk about the vulnerability that with the help of this bug he was able to buy the most expensive product on eBay in just 1 Indian Rupee.However, Ishwar will not get paid for saving eBay from million dollar loose as the company does not any bug bounty program like Facebook and Microsoft. As a reward, eBay has mentioned his name on their official website in the list of security researchers who helped the company in fixing critical vulnerabilities.

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