Flawed USC admissions site allowed access to applicant data

Wednesday, 6 July 2005, 3:11 AM EST

A programming error in the University of Southern California's online system for accepting applications from prospective students left the personal information of users publicly accessible, school officials confirmed this week.

By Robert Lemos at SecurityFocus.

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