AU: Schoolgirl hacked pupil files

Bethany Hiatt reports:

An elite Perth girls school is reviewing its digital security after a student hacked into pupils’ confidential information that was visible only to teachers and distributed it using social media.

Presbyterian Ladies’ College principal Beth Blackwood confirmed yesterday that a Year 10 student hacked the Peppermint Grove school’s computer database and accessed records available to teaching staff. She then sent some students copies of their own personal records via social networking sites Facebook and Snapchat.

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