10 year old hacker finds zero day flaw in games

CyFi, a 10 year old hacker discovered a zero day exploit and presented her findings at DefCon 19. She revealed a zero day exploit in a game on iOS and android devices. Independent security researchers have also confirmied as a new class of vulnerability.
This california girl is the co-founder of DefCon Kids. DEFCON Kids will be her first public vulnerability disclosure. 
She discovered the flaw around January 2011 because she “started to get bored” with the pace of farm-style games. Most of the games she discovered the exploit in have time-dependent factors. For example, planting corn might take 10 real-time hours to mature in the game. Manually advancing the phone or tablet’s clock forced the game further ahead than it really was, opening up the exploit.
This is the first year of DefCon Kids programming at the conference, a reflection of the fact that members of the hacking community are getting older.

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