[ISN] Hero Teens Allegedly Hack High School Computers During Summer Vacation to Change Grades

gawker.com/hero-teens-allegedly-hack-high-school-computers-during-1737935352 By Brendan O’Connor Gawker.com 10/21/15 Three 17-year-old boys on Long Island have been arrested, NBC News reports, after their high school’s computer system was breached over the summer—schedules were altered and grades changed. Authorities said that, in July, these three super-nerds hacked into the Commack High School computer system and changed around 300 students’ schedules and adjust two students’ grades. Daniel Soares, who investigators called the “mastermind” (lol) behind the attack, and his accomplices, Alex Mosquera and Erick Vaysman, were arraigned on Tuesday, CBS News reports. According to NBC News, investigators said the alleged “ringleader” (haha) broke into a classroom after hours twice and attached a key logger to a teacher’s computer, thereby securing the teacher’s log-in information. Nice. The boy allegedly changed one grade for another one of the defendants and four of his own, authorities said, including turning a 94 into a 100. (LOL.) […]




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