Explore the latest news and trends  

Sign up for our weekly security newsletter


Be the first to receive important updates on security





Send

Obscene Tweets Posted on Official Twitter Account of High School

 

Clark County School Police are probing a seeming hack on Twitter account of Foothill High School. Many tweets, some of them inappropriate, were sent out for hours on the Twitter page of the school on Tuesday afternoon.

 

A series of tweets bashing the system of the school, its security and the leadership of the Henderson school were posted between 1:00pm and 4:00pm Some tweets asked for a change in policies of the school and urged readers to "resist". One tweet contained a photo-shopped picture of head of Foothill High School principal Lisa Burkhead on a topless body of a woman.

 

Most of the tweets struck violently the school and the system of public school, while others revealed talked about lawlessness and resisting the system. Some of the tweets criticized the system of public school by using clear language. One tweet portrayed a fake and distorted image of an administrator.

 

Michelle Grant, whose child attends Foothill High School, said: "This is terrible. I could not believe what I saw there. I saw that the Clark County School District was not able to access the account to delete the tweets and the account was still active till 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

 

At one point, the account posted a link to a petition asking the principal of the school to change a policy for the phone by calling it an "ongoing abuse of authority."

 

Fox5vegas.com posted on September 13th, 2017, quoting Captain Ken Young of CCSD Police as saying "the department is aware of the issue and will address the incident on Wednesday."

 

The school district issued a statement saying that it considers illegal access seriously and CCSD Police are probing the matter. Anyone found retweeting the content will face disciplinary action and CCSD is working to remove the content. Parents are informed through ParentLink message.

 

Melinda Malone, spokesperson of Clark County School District issued a statement saying: "we take any illegal access to the Twitter account of the school seriously. School police have been involved and they are probing the incident. Any student caught involved in sharing or retweeting this content could face disciplinary action. The school is working to remove the inappropriate content. The school informed parents by sending messages via ParentLink."

 

No other information was released there. Till the time of this publication, the tweets are still on the @Foothill_HS Twitter page.

» SPAMfighter News - 21-09-2017

3 simple steps to update drivers on your Windows PCSlow PC? Optimize your Slow PC with SLOW-PCfighter!Email Cluttered with Spam? Free Spam Filter!

Dear Reader

We are happy to see you are reading our IT Security News.

We do believe, that the foundation for a good work environment starts with fast, secure and high performing computers. If you agree, then you should take a look at our Business Solutions to Spam Filter & Antivirus for even the latest version of Exchange Servers - your colleagues will appreciate it!

Go back to previous page
Next