But because of this app distributing model, software made for Windows RT should be more secure and resistant to hacks, right? Well, not exactly. While Microsoft does have a better control over what applications are being published, they aren't that hard to tamper with once they are installed. The proof comes from a developer who managed to hack a game and get extra gold for his character (screenshot below). What makes this hack such a big deal, however, is that all the gold he added actually costs about $100 of real-world currency.
Now, we know that this is just an isolated case, but it does raise some serious questions: are all Windows RT apps vulnerable to hacks? Are they a potentially easy target for software pirates? Well, we'll have to wait and see what the future holds.
source: Microsoft News