The Secret is out! Why app for anonymously sharing your deepest secrets with friends may not actually be anonymous after all

According to hackers, Secret - the app allowing users to post confessions anonymously - is vulnerable and puts the identity of the users at risk

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By filling their contact list with fake profiles and one genuine profile, the hackers were able to identify the secrets admitted by the genuine friend.

Using this method, the pair were also able to see that Secret’s chief executive David Byttow had posted via the app: ‘Is Lucy the cutest dog?’

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