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Researcher demonstrates website’s lax security, gets arrested

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, May 9, 2016.

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    David Levin, CTO of pentesting company Vanguard Cybersecurity, has made a critical mistake while testing the security of the Lee County (Florida) elections website: he accessed and used usernames and passwords of employees in the elections office in order to see what other information he could access – all without official permission. He accessed the info by performing simple SQL injections via Havij, a freely available SQL injection tool. But what perhaps irritated officials even … More →

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