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High School student hacked College Preparation Website
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A High School student at Montgomery County School in Maryland has hacked the College preparation website called “Naviance” by using a brute force attack to gain access to and download 1,400 of his fellow students accounts and information. The attacker downloaded this information and shared it with other students. The attack happened on October 3rd and the school was notified the next day on October 4th. Affected student accounts login information was reset.
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