Teen allegedly hacked school computers, changed grades

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HOUSTON – A high school student here is accused of hacking a school’s computer system and changing grades, reports CBS Houston affiliate KHOU-TV.

According to the Spring Branch Independent School District, a sophomore at Memorial High School was arrested March 31 and faces a state felony charge of breach of computer security. 

The district said a stolen password was used to access the system and change grades. The student allegedly offered to change grades for classmates for a fee.

So far, only one other student was found to have paid the fee for a grade change. 

The investigation is ongoing

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