District investigating data breach at Palo Alto High School

Elena Kadvany reports:

The school district said it is investigating a data breach at Palo Alto High School after discovering a “rogue website” Thursday that exposed student names, grade point averages and class ranks.

Staff were notified about the website Thursday morning. A screenshot of the website posted by student news outlet The Paly Voice shows a page titled “paly rankcheck” that invites students to “check your weighted GPA and rank relative to your class” with their student and Infinite Campus IDs.

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