Student Hacker Expelled After Pointing Out Massive Security Flaw
Source: Fast Company - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Latest News After pointing out that the data of 250,000 students across Quebec was exposed, Ahmed Al-Khabaz was kicked out of college. Last fall, a 20-year-old computer science student named Ahmed Al-Khabaz at Dawson College in Montreal was building a mobile app with a friend to allow their classmates to more easily access their college accounts when they came across a bit of “sloppy coding” in the university's computer system. The security flaw, he told Toronto's National Post, would allow “anyone with a basic knowledge of computers to gain access to the personal information of any student in the system, including social insurance number, home address and phone number, class schedule, basically all the information the college has on a student.”

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