Bizarre, But Not Surprising: Hacking Tee Times

No, I don’t mean “hacking” as in the way I struggle along the golf course, but actual hacking:

The Singapore Island Country Club dialed 999 after declaring that its online golf session booking system had been “compromised” thanks to “millions” of online booking attempts daily, according to Channel News Asia.

Tech-savvy golfers, it appeared, were using scripts to book popular timeslots for themselves and their mates rather than filling in online forms manually whenever new slots were released.

More on this amusing tale here, via the Register.

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