• Missouri gov. calls journalist who found security flaw a “hacker,” threatens to sue

    2 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / Gov. Mike Parson at a press conference on May 29, 2019, in Jefferson City, Missouri.
    Missouri Gov. Mike Parson today threatened to prosecute and seek civil damages from a St. Louis Post-Dispatch journalist who identified a security flaw that exposed the Social Security numbers of teachers and other school employees, claiming that the journalist is a "hacker" and that the newspaper's reporting was nothing more than a "political vendetta" and "an attempt to embarrass the state and sell headlines for their news outlet." The Republican governor also vowed to hold the Post-Dispatch...
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