Skip to comments.16-Year-Old Arrested, Charged With Cyber Attack on Miami School District that Disrupted Virtual Learning
Posted on 09/03/2020 10:47:53 AM PDT by blueplum
A 16-year-old has been arrested in connection with a cyber attack that disrupted virtual learning in Florida's largest school district.
The Miami-Dade School Police (MDSPD) made the announcement Thursday, saying detectives traced the IP address "responsible for the attacks" to the teenager, identified only as a "junior at South Miami Senior High School."
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an attempt to defraud, a third-degree felony, and interference with an educational institution, a second-degree misdemeanor.
I wonder if it was a guy or a gal?
“I wonder if it was a guy or a gal?”
These days you never know. Could be a blue-haired IT in transition.
If he had burned the school down instead of screwing with their website he would have gotten off scot free.
If he wasn’t smart enough to mask his IP address, how capable was he of actually doing harm? The one flaw in his otherwise perfect crime ...
Too bad that before the cooties, the ones disrupting classes didn’t get hit with felonies.
Perfect hire for the CIA or FBI.
Yeah, forgot to use a proxy. And probably left a bunch of evidence behind too. Noob. He could have dropped some BitCoin and had it done for him correctly.
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Dade Murphy, otherwise known as ‘Zero Cool’
LOL this is the replacement for pulling the fire alarm before the big math test. Gets the same result, no test or class.
Smarter than the teacher? No kidding.
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A hacker that has not learned to spoof or steal an IP address.
The REAL stupid people in this story are at the School District who are ignoring all counsel on network security.
Or never even bothered to ask.
I know for a fact, a teacher in Las Vegas had to call the parents of an 11 year old girl who changed her clothes in front of the PC camera in her virtual class. From her bedroom.
And none of these networks are secure in any way. Not even the basics.
I was talking to a co-worker on the phone a week + ago and she mentioned her son was in school online from home and a classmate uploaded a profile photo with her son’s name that was x-rated. The son was suspended until the school figured out who really did it.
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