Class-action lawsuit dismissed against Laurentian University hacker reports:

A class-action lawsuit has been dismissed against a former Laurentian University student who pleaded guilty in 2019 to mischief charges after he hacked into the school’s computer system.

LU computer science grad Spencer Brydges and the university were named in a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of certain Laurentian students and staff members. The lawsuit stems from a 2017 data breach into the university’s computer network, a breach Brydges is alleged to have committed.


Brydges is more than “alleged to have committed” that breach if he pleaded guilty to it, as he did.

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