Education

Students Breach School System to Gain Advantage for “Water Games”

22 - 29 October 2019

A group of US high school students hacked into a school website to obtain personal information that will give them an advantage in a water gun fight.
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A group of high school students in the US has hacked into a school website to obtain personal information that will give them an advantage in a water gun fight. The Downington East High School in Pennsylvania discovered that the unauthorised access has compromised the personal information of 12,600 students including addresses, grade point averages (GPAs), and SAT scores. The student database was not altered or manipulated as the hackers only sought to find out the home addresses of the other students playing the water fight game. The school has notified affected students but it cannot be determined if the security issues leading to the breach are fixed. 

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