Student Hacks Teacher’s Email, Sends Inappropriate Messages
Security Update : A student at the Highland Junior High School in Mesa, Arizona, has hacked the school’s email system, gained access to a teacher’s account and sent lewd messages to other students, AZFamily reports.
The incident took place during the past week and prompted the school’s principal to send an apology letter to all students and their parents.
School officials say the student managed to gain access to the teacher’s email login credentials through an unknown method. After the student accessed the teacher’s account, he went on to send inappropriate messages to at least two students before the school’s content filtering system alerted school IT administrators.
The school’s technology department disabled the teacher’s account, caught the perpetrator, and then disabled his account as well.
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