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Teenager Charged For Nova Scotia Freedom of Information Web Portal Breach

Pending submission by MrPlow at 2018-04-18 18:07:42
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Submitted via IRC for TheMightyBuzzard

A 19 year old teenager was charged with 'unauthorized use of a computer' after downloading over 7,000 records from the Nova Scotia Freedom-of-Information web portal. The teenager whose name has not been released, has been accused of stealing documents from the portal, with many of them being publicly accessible and redacted. 

Source: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/teenager-charged-for-nova-scotia-freedom-of-information-web-portal-breach/ [bleepingcomputer.com]


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