iTunes Store gift cards cracked?

by admin March 10, 2009 at 6:56 pm

$200 vouchers on sale in China for under a fiver

It looks as though the algorithm used to generate iTunes Store gift cards may have been cracked.

iTunes Store gift cards are on sale on Chinese websites, such as Taobao, for as little as £4.25 for a $200 (£145) voucher.

Reports from Gizmodo suggest that the voucher numbers are being generated by Chinese hackers who have reverse engineered the algorithm and are selling $200 keys to vendors on Taobao.

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