Saturday, February 05, 2005

Yet another university security foul-up

If you put it online -- anywhere -- odds are that Google will find it. Students of Johns Hopkins have found out the hard way. Student information was put online, but in an obscure place, but it wasn't obscure to Google. The school is renumbering more than two thousand students as a result of the leak. According to one student:

The Johns Hopkins News-Letter - J-CARD numbers leaked on Internet:

'For some reason, I don't have much confidence in the security measures at this school,' said Matt Bassett, a junior. 'This is just another example of a security failure; they can't even keep our personal information safe on the Internet.'

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