Aussie teen hacker arrested for helping government

An Aussie teen hacker is regretting helping a government website fix a security hole after the company in charge of the site reported him to the fuzz.

Joshua Rogers, a 16-year-old in the state of Victoria, found a basic security hole that allowed him to access a database containing sensitive information for about 600,000 public transport users who bought stuff through the Metlink web site run by the Transport Department.

Read more: http://news.techeye.net/business/aussie-teen-hacker-arrested-for-helping-government#ixzz2qI1JDDui

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