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Girl uses sleeping mom’s thumbprint to buy $250 in Pokemon toys

A 6-year-old girl found a novel way to unlock her sleeping mother’s phone.  The most famous, and unlikeliest, hacker in the news this week is little Ashlynd Howell of Little Rock, Ark. The exploits of the enterprising 6-year-old first came to light in a Wall Street Journal story about the difficulties of keeping presents a secret in the digital age. It seems that while mom Bethany was sleeping on the couch, Ashlynd gently picked up her mother’s thumb and used it to unlock the Amazon app on her phone.

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