Teenagers Break into School Computers to Change Grades
Two teenagers of Tesoro High School in Orange County have been accused of hacking into the school computer network for malicious purposes of loading spyware to change their grades, as reported by PCWorld on June 18, 2008.
Prosecutors said that Tanvir Singh and Omar Khan, both 18, face charges of multiple felonies for repeated break-ins into the school computer network. Khan changed his poor grades, mostly C's and D's, in Spanish, English and Calculus to higher grades in the A's and B+ level. The discrepancy was found when Khan requested his transcript and school authorities noticed the unlikely stellar rise in his grades.
Khan also faces charges of stealing school tests before and changing the grades of 12 other studen...
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