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Heartbleed bug abused by an Ontario Canada Western University student

2014 April 21
by Todd Plesco

Charges have been made that the Canadian Revenue Agency’s (CRA) website was breached by 19 year old Stephen Arthuro Solis-Reyes. The RCMP claim that over 900 SIN numbers were taken from the CRA website.  Stephen is a computer science student at London, Ontario Canada’s Western University.

He was arrested Tuesday and is accused as one of many for using the Heartbleed bug to extract taxpayer data from the CRA website.  He is charged of one count of unathorized use of a computer and one count of michief in relation to data.  He is expected to appear in court in Ottawa on July 17th.


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