A suddenly excited Kristoffer showed Dad that when he typed in a wrong password for his father’s account, it clicked to a password verification screen. By typing in space keys, then hitting enter, Kristoffer was able to get in through a back door.Nice video at the link. I recall #1 Son finding his first security vulnerability when he was four, but that's just me bragging on my boy.
Kristoffers' father, who works in computer security, was one proud papa. His first reaction? "How awesome is that!" Davies said. “Just being 5 years old and being able to find a vulnerability and latch onto that. I thought that was pretty cool.”
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Five Year Old discovers X-Box security vulnerability
As a matter of fact, that's exactly how it's done.