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Download Guarded Profile Picture From Facebook

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Facebook recently introduced a feature called Profile Picture Guard. It protect others from downloading your profile picture. If you want to know more about it, you can read it here Profile Picture Guard | Facebook Help.

When turning on Profile Picture Guard, Facebook assure you that no one else can download your profile picture. Really??? 😆😆😆 Never!!!

I worked some time on it to see how can I bypass this restriction. Tried calculating the url to cdn but it requires a signature to access the file. Tried to view image and change dimensions and the result is negative.

What's next?

Think out of the Box.





I think I should leave it and change my target first. Then I decided to test it from my another account to check is there a way to bypass it.

Opened the profile picture and copied the url. Then I opened incognito to login to other account. Went to the url that I copied earlier and I was about to type my username and password in the login form at the top of page. Suddenly a pop up ca…