Google Cracks Security Through Obscurity

When it rains, it pours. I’m getting a lot of use out of Red and his cadre of dumbasses lately. Here’s another one for you.

Johns Hopkins officials have a bit of a problem on their hands after a student discovered that her J-CARD (a student debit card at Johns Hopkins) data was available to anyone who searched Google.

Dennis O’Shea, Executive Director of Communications and Public Affairs:

The file was in a very obscure place. You would have had to gone looking for them [sic]

(via Techdirt via The Raw Feed)

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posted by Chris on 04 February 2005 at 2100 in sci-tech


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