Alleging harassment of kids admitted under RTE, Rajasthan man hacks schools’ servers

Jaykishan Sharma reports:

A man allegedly hacked the server of four schools and issued transfer certificates of 130 students in Rajasthan’s Sikar district. He then wrote to the district superintendent of police and district education officer, confessing to his crime and alleging that these schools were pressuring the families of children admitted under the Right to Education act.

Read more on Hindustan Times, and note that it seemed too easy for him to acquire the login credentials:

He said he got in touch with a computer expert, and equipped with a hidden camera, he entered the school premises pretending to be a guardian. “During these visits to schools, I captured the school servers’ IDs and passwords with my hidden camera and taught a lesson to the school authorities.

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