TikTok and the Cybersecurity ChallengeSeptember 4, 2020
Major tech companies understand that their brands are only as strong as they are safe to use, so they set bounties on vulnerabilities: hundreds of thousands of dollars, a million dollars, to any programmer who can find a hole in their sites. White hat hackers comb every line of code to try and earn the grand prize, and in return, the companies gain peace of mind knowing the smartest minds out there can’t break in.
You might think, then: if so much money goes towards securing these platforms, they must be unbreakable. But you’d be surprised what’s out there.
In the next few episodes of CPRadio, we’re going to run through–step by step–how to hack some of the world’s biggest apps. We begin, here, with Tik Tok.