"Hack"-door admissions

Monday, 22 August 2005, 12:44 AM EST

A number of prestigious colleges and universities across the country have discovered they are being hacked at an alarming rate. But the reasons behind the security breaches at the likes of Harvard and Stanford aren't the usual kinds of motives we've seen by cybercriminals and identity thieves. In fact, the hackers in these cases could be described as overanxious and even enterprising students.

By Robert Wright at Security Pipeline.

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