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School that expelled student hacker may have ignored 16-month-old security flaw

tsamsoniw (1731366) writes | about a year and a half ago

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tsamsoniw writes "Hamed Al-Khaba has quickly become an icon among techies, having been expelled from Dawson College shortly after discovering and reporting a flaw in the school's student portal. But he did receive a warning that he would face expulsion if he tinkered with the vulnerability again. He ignored it, though, so some blames lies with him. Ironically, though, the school itself has some explaining to do about a Web server vulnerability that was reported over a year ago and never got fixed."
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