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Pokemon Go security flaw enables hacker to take over gyms in London and New York using eggs

Pokémon Go fans in New York City are reporting that hackers have somehow exploited a vulnerability in the Niantic Labs’ mobile game that is enabling them to take over geolocated gyms with eggs, when it should not be possible to do so. On Sunday (15 August), Reddit user tunneyb started a thread in the Pokémon Go section of the social bookmarking site, complaining that lots of New York City Pokémon gyms were not working and requested Niantic to remove them.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: International Business Times

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