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How did Flappy Bird bot to the top of the app stores?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Crono, Feb 10, 2014.

  1. Crono

    Crono Registered Member

    Jun 28, 2008
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  2. mrcheese

    mrcheese Newbie

    Sep 8, 2009
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    I'm not sure about iPhone, but I could see a stringing together a ton of Andy-roid SKD emulators from extremely tight proxies for the downloads. You'd need a phone activated email account for all of the downloads too.

    You'd also have to fake each of the device's IMEI which I have no idea how to do (the "apkdownloader" guys have a workaround apparently, so it's possible)

    It would pretty intricate and a TON of work but I read somewhere he was making like $50k a day. So I'd say it would be worth it.

    That's assuming people genuinely didn't like the game....