Applicants face rejection for hacking attempts

Monday, 14 March 2005, 2:00 PM EST

An applicant to the business school of Duke University who tried to hack into his admission file has been rejected, school officials said Friday.

The electronic intrusion happened last week, after instructions for circumventing controls in application software used by many business schools showed up in an online forum for the magazine BusinessWeek.

At USA Today.

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