Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Breach on Princeton Review Site Exposed Students’ Data - NYTimes.com

Some difficult lessons... 

The Princeton Review, the test-preparatory firm, accidentally published the personal data and standardized test scores of tens of thousands of Florida students on its Web site, where they were available for seven weeks.

A flaw in configuring the site allowed anyone to type in a relatively simple Web address and have unfettered access to hundreds of files on the company’s computer network, including educational materials and internal communications.

Source: Breach on Princeton Review Site Exposed Students’ Data - NYTimes.com

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