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Hacker proposed using Flappy Bird clone to harvest photos from phones

06
Sep
2014

A user on AnonIB, the image-based message board where the Celebgate photos were first publicly referenced, boasted in July that they had developed a knockoff version of the popular game Flappy Bird in order to secretly download and store a users photos, reports The Guardian. It now secretly downloads all of the phones pictures to my server when the game is running, the user wrote, asking for a donation to defray the costs of getting the app in the Google Play store.

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