Friday, July 16, 2004

Oxford University Students Break Network, Law

In a brash display of... well, I'm not sure what, but it certainly wasn't brains, two Oxford students apparently hax0r3d the school's network and then published the results in the school's newspaper.

The law is the law, folks, and the difference between an administrator and a hacker is permission. If you don't have it (in writing!), you're just asking for trouble pulling this kind of stunt.

Here's a writeup from El Reg, and here's the students' original article.

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