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Snapchat Adds Rudimentary -- And Easily Bypassed -- Security Feature

After a string of negative publicity around a potentially avoidable hacking incident, Snapchat has added a small layer of security to prevent spammers from signing up to the service en masse. However, the new feature was quickly circumvented by an adept engineering grad student, according to a post he wrote on Gizmodo on Wednesday. Looks like it’s back to the drawing board.

This article originally appeared on Recode.net.

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