Thursday, 2 November 2017

Student charged by FBI for hacking computers and changing his result 90 times

A former student of the University of Iowa has been arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for hacking school  and changing his results.

According to the New York Times, Trevor Graves, 22, is accused in an FBI affidavit of working with an unnamed accomplice to secretly plug keyloggers into university computers in classrooms and in labs.

The FBI says keyloggers allowed Graves to record whatever his professors typed, including credentials to log into university grading and email systems.

Court documents allege that Graves intercepted exams and test questions in advance and repeatedly changed grades on tests, quizzes and homework assignments. This went on for 21 months – between March 2015 and December 2016.

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