“Foolish” university hacker jailed after selling exam papers to fellow students

A former student at the University of South Wales has been sentenced to 20 months in prison, after hacking into the institution’s computer systems and selling the answers to exam papers for thousands of pounds. As BBC News reports, 29-year-old Hayder Ali Jasim (sometimes known as Hayder Aljayyash), was studying for a master’s degree in embedded system design at the University of South Wales when he succeeded in gaining unauthorised access to examination papers, coursework, marking and reports.

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