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If MS Doesn’t Lock Down HTML and XAML Apps In Win8 Then Justin Angel Will Crack Them All

I’m really starting to appreciate what Justin Angel is capable of. I mean he goes at these things but not for harm but rather to keep everyone level. In his latest effort, he’s taken a stab at the HTML and XAML apps in Windows 8 and found them entirely hackable:


So he was able to change the source code to the Windows 8 Twitter application Twit@rama:


And he’s going to share his method for reverse engineering and modifying HTML and XAML apps this weekend. Why does this matter?


Well hopefully this is a wakeup call to Microsoft and there’s some form of obfuscation that they can roll out over the next year to protect our PC and the intellectual property of developers.