Vulnerability: Est. Millions of Users of Popular Educational Platform Exposed to Account Takeover Threats And More


At the beginning of October 2020, the Wizcase cyber research team, led by Ata Hakcil, discovered a security vulnerability in the open-source learning platform Moodle. Anyone who had an account on a given school’s Moodle (with TeX filter enabled) could then take over students’ accounts, professors, and even the accounts managed by the platform administrators.

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