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Flappy Bird Clone Built to Steal Android Photos

06
Sep
2014

A forum post on anonymous image board AnonIP shows that a developer created a function in a cloned Flappy Bird app that would surreptitiously collect all the photos on an Android device and send them to a remote server. The legitimate developer gone rogue planned to release the clone of the game on Google Play but did not want to risk his developer license. To solve the problem, he was willing to appeal to a second developer account, specifically created for the purpose of stealing pictures …

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