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Article: Schoolboy hacks Public Transport Victoria website
« on: January 08, 2014, 03:57:14 AM »
Melbourne Age --> Schoolboy hacks Public Transport Victoria website

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Personal information about public transport users in Victoria has been exposed to potential identity theft because government authority Public Transport Victoria failed to secure its website.

The security flaw in the PTV website was discovered by schoolboy Joshua Rogers, 16, who used a simple hacking technique to unearth a database containing the personal records of customers of the former Metlink online store

Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/schoolboy-hacks-public-transport-victoria-website-20140107-30fkg.html
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