HK student arrested after allegedly hacking professor’s email to get exam questions

HONG KONG: A university student here has been arrested after allegedly hacking into a professor’s email account to get another professor to send him exam questions, the Post understands.

According to police, they received a report last Thursday that a 41-year-old University of Science and Technology (HKUST) faculty member, surnamed Lau, suspected his email account had been hacked.

After initial investigations, police arrested a 21-year-old male in a flat in Aberdeen last Saturday.

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