10 year old girl hacker details exploit in mobile games

By , ITworld |  Data Center, hacker

Here is either the cutest or most disturbing story out of DefCon 19, on the heels of the Black Hat conference, also in Las Vegas. An unnamed 10 year old girl going by the handle CyFi (sounds like a TV network) got tired of waiting for crops to grow on her tablet, so she changed the system time. Boom, instant crops and full sized animals. Not all games fall for this, but CyFi did say disconnecting the tablet from WiFi helped the exploit.

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