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Nintendo Switch Hacked Less than Two Weeks After Launch via Old Browser Exploit
14 March 2017, 12:27 pm

The Nintendo Switch has just been launched, but it has already been hacked. 

Launched less than two weeks ago, the Nintendo Switch has already fallen victim to hackers, or, better said, to one hacker who goes by the name of qwertyoruiop. The hacker posted an image on Twitter of a Nintendo Switch device with its screen displaying his name and the word "Done." 

The device sits atop a laptop, its screen full of code, indicating just what he managed to do. Reports indicate the hack was possible due to a weakness of the hidden browser Switch has. Qwertyoruiop seems to have managed a Webkit exploit, which isn't that surprising given his history. 

The hacker is known for working out jailbreaks of multiple iOS versions, as well as the hack of one PlayStation version. According to him, ... (read more)

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