A 10-year-old boy in Finland won $10,000 for hacking Instagram and alerting them to a software flaw. Facebook (which owns Instagram) has a Bug Bounty Program, which encourages developers to alert them to vulnerabilities in their code. Jani, the 10-year-old future millionaire, is reported to be the youngest to ever claim the bounty. Apparently the feisty little genius found a way to delete comments from any Instagram post.
Facebook told Forbes that Jani confirmed his discovery by deleting a comment the company posted on a dummy Instagram account. The bug was fixed in February and Jani received his mighty reward in March.
Jani said he planned on using his reward for a bike and football (soccer). He may have the skills of an adult hacker, but he's still a 10-year-old at heart.