Unauthorized Attempt to Create Data Records

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Aviva Buck-Yael

02 Jan, 2019 06:17 PM


I am the senior technical architect for the Washington University Medical School's Research and Data Capture Team.

On 12/22 between 5:18pm and 6:18pm Central Standard Time (US) www.arachni-scanner.com created over 2000 dummy completions of a public survey for our The Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Research Team. This was not done by anyone we are aware of that works within our research team.

Can you provide us with any further log files / details for the originating source of this process? The URL of the public survey would begin with https://redcap.wustl.edu

Our only other alternative would be to have our information security team blacklist Arachni which of course would prohibit anyone within our university wishing to legitimately utilize your services.

Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated.

Aviva Buck-Yael
REDCap Administrator, Informatics Core Services
Washington University School of Medicine

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