Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: McDonald’s launches Big Mac Chant Challenge, PLUS7 catch-up lands on i0S, hacker infiltrates Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook wall to warn him about vulnerability bug.
- A Palestinian white hat hacker has infiltrated Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook wall after his bug report about a vulnerability was ignored by the company. (Not coincidentally, the vulnerability in question allowed him to circumvent privacy settings and post on anyone’s wall.) After failing to convince Facebook’s security team that the bug was legitimate, ‘Khalil’ decided to bring the issue to the attention of Facebook’s CEO by posting on his private wall. “First sorry for breaking your privacy and post to your wall,” Khalil wrote. “i has no other choice to make after all the reports i sent to Facebook team.” As you can imagine, things didn’t go well for Khalil at this point. You can read the rest of the story at Gizmodo.
- McDonald’s is offering a free Big Mac to anyone who votes in its Big Mac Chant Challenge. To get your freebie, visit the Big Mac Chant website, register via Facebook or email and vote for your favourite “chant” video (or indeed, pick one at random). You’ll then receive a free Big Mac voucher. Entry and voting is open to Australian and New Zealand residents aged 16 and over, with a limit of two Big Mac vouchers per voter per week. The deal ends 21st of September which means you could conceivably score ten free Big Macs in total. No that you actually should. [Via OzBargain]
- JB H-Fi has launched an Ultraviolet driven storefront in Australia, allowing users to stream video content they’ve paid for to any device they own. The service is called JB Hi-Fi NOW Video and allows customers to redeem codes found inside Blu-rays or DVDs bought in-store, and stream that content to their tablet, mobile, laptop or desktop. You can read more about the new streaming service at Kotaku.
- True Blood is a sexy, spooky slice of southern-fried insanity starring werewolves, vampires, fairies and all manner of hot young things that go bump (and grind) in the night. Head over to PopSugar to re-live the 13 moments that made viewers’ eyes pop this season.
- Seven’s catch-up TV service PLUS7 is now available on Apple iOS devices. iPad and iPhone owners will be able to watch Channel 7 produced shows like My Kitchen Rules and X Factor along with 100+ hours of third party content via the new app. Visit TV Tonight for more information.