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The E-Crime Squad of Victoria Police has arrested a 36-year-old man for tampering with infringement data from red light cameras and speed cameras. The police allege the unnamed man, from the suburb of Craigeburn, altered more than 67,000 infringement records. In its statement, the Victorian police says it was investigating …


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  1. ShaggyDoggy


    says it all

    when will they ever learn

  2. Barn


    I was certainly expecting a different story from the title...

    1. Fogcat


      Inspector Lestrade perhaps?

      1. CaptainHook


        I was thinking more along the lines of the police catching someone hanging car tires filled with petrol over the cameras and throwing a match onto them.

  3. Anonymous Coward

    Doesn't this throw the entire system into doubt?

    Surely the camera system encodes the violation into the image and then generates a hash of the image? And surely only the camera interface can update the database.

    Or does the user front-end interface with the DB using a dba-level account?

    1. Anonymous Coward

      "the camera interface can update the database."

      Ha. They're probably still using film in their cameras!!

      Flame, 'cause that's what the damn things deserve!

  4. Winkypop Silver badge


    People from Craigeburn have jobs!!!

    Who knew?

    1. fch

      double that ...

      ... there's me, first misreading "red light district cameras", and now you claim there are jobs ...

      (must be Friday)

  5. Midas
    Big Brother

    Quis custodiet costodes?

    Juvenal comes back to bite constable ass...

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