Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday August 08, 2011

10yr Old Hacker Finds Zero-Day Flaw in Games

Whoa, what were YOU doing when you were ten?

A 10-year-old hacker who goes by the pseudonym CyFi revealed today at DefCon 19 a zero-day exploit in games on iOS and Android devices that independent researchers have confirmed as a new class of vulnerability. The girl from California first discovered the flaw around January 2011 because she "started to get bored" with the pace of farm-style games.