Author: Eric Language: text
Description: Sharing a Real Life Bad Security Experience Timestamp: 2013-06-06 19:23:27 +0000
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  1. Hey guys!
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  3. Love the show, never miss an episode.
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  5. I just experienced a computer security mishap that I thought that I would share.
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  7. This summer I will be doing a summer course and it will have some online lectures as a part of it. The lectures are behind a login page. Now to the scary part, everyone got an email detailing some logistics for the course including how to login to the lecture site. In the email the give you a password, and EVERYONE gets the same password.
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  9. Not only that, they attached an excel file with all the course participants individual user id. Meaning I (and everyone else taking the course) have full access to each others accounts until you login and change it (and yeah, nobody is allowed to login until june 10th to change it).
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  11. Just thought I would share my first real life experience with really really bad computer security.
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  13. Keep up the great work!
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  15. Best regards,
  16. Eric
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