Download Guarded Profile Picture From Facebook

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…

A Self Introduction Post - Who Am I and What I do

Hello Everyone,

        This post exists so that you can have a little intro about myself and I don't have to repeat it in every post.

        Myself, Sagar V from Tanur, Kerala, a tech enthusiast, Angular developer, security analyst and a white hat hacker.
I completed my BE in CSE in 2017 from JCT College of Engineering and Technology, Pichnur, Coimbatore with few arrears(😜😜😜). 

Then I worked as UI Developer at Hakuna Matata Solutions (P) Ltd, Chennai from Jan 2017 to Oct 2017 and I used to work with technologies like JavaScript, Angular 2, 4, Bootstrap, jQuery. 

Currently, I am working as freelance web & mobile application developer and an independent security analyst.

You can reach me for any kind of website, web app or mobile application development. In rare cases, I am ready to build desktop apps too. You can also reach me if you want me to test the security of any of your website or web application.

In development, I'm familiar with languages JavaScript, PHP, HTML5, CSS3…