Mobile app Yo made waves when it went viral and was subsequently hacked last week – but what went on behind the scenes after the hacking is even more surprising
For most companies, if somebody launched a remote attack on their website, that person would be the last person they’d hire. But the CEO of much-hyped mobile app Yo took a different approach.
Last week’s big news in technology happened when an app that does nothing but message friends the word ‘Yo’ blew up out of nowhere. It raised eyebrows as it received more downloads than Instagram, YouTube and Facebook in the Apple store on Wednesday. It received more than $1million in funding, and had tongues wagging across the country. And within days, it was hacked.