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This is how your friends are cheating at trivia

This is how your friends are cheating at trivia
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Trivia Crack is just about the most popular app on the planet, and now you can win it without knowing one correct answer. A white-hat hacker found a flaw in the app that can help users cheat their way to success. But, that's not all. It also exposes a security issue that could be putting your information at risk.

Randy Westergren decided to look into Trivia Crack after his wife became obsessed with the app. He dug into the app's source code and found a tool called ANSWERS_CHEAT that can be unlocked to show off the right answer to the user. He modified the code to enable ANSWERS_CHEAT and then reinstalled the app on his phone. It worked like a charm.

“Answer Cheat” now seemed enabled by default, so I started up a new game to test. As expected, the games now appended a number after the questions, indicating the zero-based index of the correct answer.

Next page: See the cheat in action and find out why it's a problem.
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