US Dept for Homeland Security shafted by trivial web bug...

A US government website was broken into by hackers exploiting a directory traversal vulnerability, according to security researchers.

Hacktivist group NullCrew announced it compromised studyinthestates.dhs.gov, a US Department of Homeland Security website, on Friday.

The website was vulnerable to a directory traversal vulnerability, a class of bug that allows visitors to poke around a website server’s file system and access sensitive files, according to Paul Ducklin of Sophos.

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