Ten-year-old hacker presents iOS and Android game exploit at DefCon

“A 10-year-old hacker who goes by the name CyFi uncovered a new exploit in iOS and Android games,” Kelly Hodgkins reports for TUAW.

“The time-based exploit lets you advance in a game by adjusting the clock on your phone or tablet,” Hodgkins reports. “The California girl discovered the flaw while playing an unnamed farming game.”

Hodgkins reports, “CyFi presented this information to DefCon Kids, a part of the popular DefCon hacking conference dedicated to the budding, young hacker.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]

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