This POC demonstrates that exploiting a Facebook flaw it is possible the disclosure of Friends List EVEN WHEN HE HAS BLOCKED ACCESS TO VIEW IT
This is a Proof of Concept made by BHAVESH NAIK
DO YOU WISH TO SEE WHO IS IN YOUR FRIENDS LIST, EVEN WHEN YOUR FRIEND HAS BLOCKED ACCESS TO VIEW HIS FRIENDS LIST?
IF YOUR ANSWER IS ‘YES’, THEN READ THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE TO VIEW YOUR FRIENDS INACCESSIBLE FRIENDS LIST ON FACEBOOK.
It was JULY 17, 2013 when I discovered this little loophole and I submitted the vulnerability to Facebook but then I wasn’t in the ‘Hall of Fame’ and neither did I receive any sort of acknowledgement or recognition.
Well without wasting much time, I will start with the PoC.
Note : Prior to this you should know your friends email address.
The following screenshot is the victims (your friend) privacy setting , it shows that nobody is allowed to see the friends list:
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