An investigation discovered at least five active honeypot sites claiming to offer exam answers while collecting visitor data.
Online test takers around the country are reportedly getting tricked into using fake answer sites surreptitiously snitching on them to universities, a sneaky practice some education advocates claim amounts to entrapment. In one case, prolific remote proctoring company Honorlock reportedly had around 12 of these seed sites linked to its service, with five still active.
Those honeypot sites-first detected by University of Central Florida computer science student Kurt Wilson and detailed in a recent Markup report -lure students in with what appears to be , at first glance, the answer to a plethora of wide-ranging college exam questions. (más…)