Researchers use logic hack to match anonymous users with their scandalous posts on Secret

Shawn Knight

TechSpot Staff
Staff member
Popular anonymous confessional app Secret isn't so secret after all. That's because a pair of security researchers with Rhino Security Labs recently uncovered a logic hack that allowed them to match "anonymous" users with their scandalous posts.
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insect

TS Evangelist
So... they patched the ability to make lots of user accounts quickly. How does this solve the logic problem to begin with in which there are a lot of fake accounts?
 

Skidmarksdeluxe

TS Evangelist
I guess Benjamin Caudill and Bryan Seely are off the NSA's Christmas card list now for reporting it to the company instead of them.