Oxford hackers face punishment

Friday, 16 July 2004, 2:42 PM EST

Two students from Oxford University are facing disciplinary action after hacking into the university's computer.

They could be fined £500 or be suspended after infiltrating the system and publishing their story in a student newspaper.

First-year students Patrick Foster and Roger Waite say they wanted to expose the weakness in the IT system.

They were able to view live closed circuit material and access information about students' computer use.

At the BBC.

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