CS Students Exposed Security Loophole to Websites

CS Students Exposed Security Loophole to Websites
Three CS students won the 2009 Amdocs excellent project prize in computer science. In their project, called "Badsense - Using Google Advertising Mechanism as a Hacking Tool", Ohad Lutzky, Guy Treger and Tom Meiry managed to break through to websites using the "Adsense" - Google advertisement system - as a mediator, and so proved that hackers might do the same for bad purposes, without being identified.

More details in the following "The Marker" article from September 24, 2009.

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