[WASC-WHID] WHID 2011-94: High school hackers expose security gap in Seattle Public School

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WHID 2011-94: High school hackers expose security gap in Seattle Public
Schools

Entry Title: WHID 2011-94: High school hackers expose security gap in
Seattle Public Schools
WHID ID: 2011-94
Date Occurred: May 1, 2011
Attack Method: Stolen Credentials
Application Weakness: Insufficient Authentication
Outcome: Disinformation
Attacked Entity Field: Education
Attacked Entity Geography: Seattle, WA
Incident Description: District officials suspect a student, or several,
swiped teachers' passwords for online grade books, possibly using a
key-logger device or keystroke-recording software that captures every
keystroke, including IDs and passwords
Mass Attack: No
Reference: 
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/editorials/2014914193_edit02grades.htm
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Attack Source Geography:


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