High School Examines Damage Caused By Hackers

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - School officials in Louisville say two students and a former student from Manual High School hacked into the school's computer system.

They're accused of changing grades, marking up extra credit, changing attendance records and creating a Web site named after principal Beverly Keepers.

The school hasn't yet pressed charges, but the two current students have been suspended with a recommendation they be sent to alternative school.

The school's information technology director says officials are trying to find everything that was changed and fix it. They also want to find out precisely how the hackers got in.

They worked at a computer parts store.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

You must be logged in to post comments.

Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:

Read Comments

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
  • by Steve Location: KY. on Dec 20, 2007 at 06:21 AM
    Pretty bad when the students are smarter than the faculty. I thought hacking is a felony. Why were no charges pressed?


2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Register for Email
RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 12593371 - wkyt.com/a?a=12593371
Gray Television, Inc.