Tag: DefCon

Ten-Year-Old Hacker presents iOS game exploit at DefCon

A 10-year-old hacker who goes by the name CyFi uncovered a new exploit in iOS and Android games. The time-based exploit lets you advance in a game by adjusting the clock on your phone or tablet. The California girl discovered the flaw while playing an unnamed farming game. Tired of waiting te...

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Ambrosia's Uplink goes universal

Who among us didn't want to start a career in illegal computer hacking after watching the movie Wargames (and who actually did)? You can fulfill your cyber crime fantasies with Uplink, Ambrosia Software's corporate hacking game. You play as a covert agent hired to gain information from rival compan...

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Shall we play a game?

Earlier today, Ambrosia Software released an update to DEFCON, the online, global thermonuclear war simulator (we first posted about DEFCON in April). It's quite fun - think of a high-tech game of "Risk." You must defend your territory and conquer even more. Changes to version 1.4.3 include: Imp...

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Would you like to play a game?

Who among us hasn't seen the geeky "Wargames" from 1983? More to the point, who didn't want to play Global Thermonuclear War with Joshua, the lovable hunk of circuitry that teaches us that, "The only winning move is not to play." So true, Joshua. So true. To learn the lesson for yourself, check out ...

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