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6/16/2013 | 3:24:00 PM
re: Hacking Higher Education
I have worked on the
IT security team where I attend school, and they have several measures set up
for intrusion detection and penetration testing. Universities must keep up to date with threats
they are facing, by hiring third party red teams to try and penetrate their
systems. Not to mention these are
younger adults and maybe think they can us what they are learning and misuse it
for they own personal gains. At the very least Universities are more aware of
the threats they face so that they can better prepare for them.

Paul Sprague

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5/21/2016 | 11:00:18 AM
re: Hacking Higher Education - reward the clever guys
When police have to get a warrant to confiscate a computer of a student believed to have been behind an attack on a system, it goes to show something could be fundermentally flawed... the student should be rewarded for finding this loophole rather than being put through such an ordeal that could have turned out a lot worse
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1/9/2020 | 7:21:43 AM
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Thanks for the post. Our university also arranges penetration testing competitions to find out the vulnerability of their systems. These competitions allow younger adults to test their skills as well.
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12/28/2020 | 3:54:24 AM
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i have read out the threat its alarming the universities should need to look out for their own forums.
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5/27/2014 | 12:48:12 AM
Hacking Higher Education
Thanks for sharing such an integral topic to all of us readers. Hacking is the very powerful tool which is being used for negative purposes like manipulating online grades and results of universities which is such a shamful act for some students. It is required for the college to do some strict and fool proof online security measures to avoid such cases in near future. Chemistry Coursework
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6/20/2014 | 4:59:14 AM
How to alleviate these incidents?
Hi,

Thanks for sharing such news. I have never thought of this as a possibility. Students using some open source hacking software to hack into the system and pleading guilty seems like a story from some movie. 



I had a similar incident with Keylogger. Few of my friends installed Keylogger on my laptop and I was not aware of the changes. I entered my password and userid, and a text file was generated against every key i pressed. 

As the author pointed out about the learning from hacks, I did the same. I never hand over my laptop to anyone. 

 

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6/23/2016 | 11:10:57 AM
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5/19/2018 | 3:54:19 PM
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I am totally agree with you that hacking in Higher education is affecting the study standard and universities required to take strict action against these type Hacking activities of students. 
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7/19/2019 | 5:47:49 PM
Identified the problem, now what is the fix
I do agree with the most recent commenter, thank you for sharing. But now that we understand the problem, how do we resolve the issue so it does not happen again.
  • Do we purchase cameras so we see who is going in and out of the various buildings
  • Do we purchase software to help us detect devices on the network that are out of the norm
  • Do we perform audits of the network and inventory the environment so issues are caught ahead of time (is there a program in place that does it every 6 months)
  • Is there an educational program to train the students and teachers about the use of the network and approved usage

However, removing the students is somewhat harsh, I do think this is a real-world attack and their exploit can be used by the other departments, don't kill their dreams, but have them work with the Cybersecurity teams to demonstrate real-world examples. Punish them but have them teach how a hacker thinks, there is a psychological evaluation that could help the students find ways to address real-world attacks (this is a perfect example). Put them on probabation but send them to the psychological evaluation unit where they can be evaluated and studied. This helps everyone understand how the mind works so you can combat the problem, if you have never been a hacker, then how do you know what to look for in order to defend against a potential theat (there was a movie called "To understand the mind of a killer" or "How to get away with murder", well why not do the samething but do it in a classroom setting.

Just a thought.

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8/2/2019 | 1:33:01 PM
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2/4/2020 | 4:34:19 AM
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Nevertheless, questions still remain on the relation between learning strategies, motivation, and performance. The vast majority of previous research has adopted some form of grades (be it single grades or grade point average) or self-report measures as outcome variables.
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