Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Trump website flaw allowed anyone to 'hack' it

There are only a few more hours until the polls close, but that doesn't mean election fever has died just yet. A few clever folks on the internet have discovered that there's a flaw on Donald Trump's campaign website where you can just drop whatever words you like in the latter half of the URL, and, well, the page will just display it. Here are a few examples that we've seen on the internet.

It doesn't seem to be a malicious hack, but well, just bad code. Indeed, as of this writing, it looks like the code has been fixed and you can't play with the URL anymore. Oh well. Back to your regular election day programming.



Read the full article here by Engadget
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