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Slide Show: The Coolest Hacks Of 2013

A look back at some of the year's most extreme, creative, and -- in some cases -- just plain bizarre hacks by security researchers
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Bug bounties aren't just for grown-ups: Three participants in the kid version of DEF CON, R00tz Asylum (formerly called DEF CON Kids), scored cash from Samsung for finding flaws in its apps for its smart TVs. CyFi, 12, who made her mark there two years ago with the discovery of the so-called "time traveler" class of vulnerabilities across mobile platforms, scored $1,000 for the bug she found.

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Kelly Jackson Higgins is Senior Editor at DarkReading.com. She is an award-winning veteran technology and business journalist with more than two decades of experience in reporting and editing for various publications, including Network Computing, Secure Enterprise Magazine, ... View Full Bio

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