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Hacker arrested for wave of fake bomb and shooting threats against schools

FBI agents have arrested a 20-year-old man alleged to have been part of a hacking gang which not only launched distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks,...
Graham Cluley
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Three years in jail for teenager who spammed out school bomb threats

British teenager George Duke-Cohan has been jailed for three years for making hoax bomb threats that closed hundreds of schools up and down the...
Graham Cluley
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School district fails to reclaim $120,000 wired by bank to scammer

A school district in Indiana which had $120,000 transferred from its bank account after its email account was hacked, has failed in an attempt...
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Chinese headmaster fired after setting up his own secret cryptomining rig at school

A Chinese headmaster has lost his job after it was discovered he was stealing the school's electricity to power a secret cryptocurrency-mining rig. Read more...
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Police arrest teens in connection with spammed out school bomb threats

Hundreds of British schools and colleges reported receiving bomb threats via email, and sent pupils home.
Graham Cluley
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Modern-day ‘Ferris Bueller’ hacks school, changes grades, applies to Ivy League colleges

What's a lad to do if his school grades just aren't up to snuff, and it looks like his dreams of ever getting to...
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Schools warned about cold-calling ransomware attacks

Ransomware attackers are phoning up potential victims in attempt to increase the chances of successful infection. Read more in my article on the Hot for...
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Beware #BringBackOurGirls email scammers

Scammers are exploiting the kidnapping of more than 200 innocent schoolgirls in Nigeria in an attempt to defraud internet users.
Graham Cluley
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Students’ personal data exposed after USB drive stolen

Read more in my article at Naked Security.
Graham Cluley
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Eighth grade “hacker” sues school district

Read more in my article at Naked Security.
Graham Cluley
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