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BCC student accused of hacking computer system; using network to tap other accounts

2014/06/03

Attleboro Sun Chronicle - (Massachusetts) A former student at Bristol Community College in Boston was charged June 2 with hacking into the school's computer system to change grades several times between September 2012 and November 2013 by allegedly using log-in credentials from three instructors. The suspect was also charged with hacking into a police department computer server and gaining access to an email account and law enforcement information, as well as obtaining payment card data for more than 14,000 account holders between May 2011 and May 2013.

Source: http://www.thesunchronicle.com/news/local_news/bcc-student-accused-of-hacking-computer-system-using-network-to/article_4b039b02-ea8f-11e3-b8f4-0019bb2963f4.html

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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