Update: Teenager charged in Eugene school data breach

Susan Palmer reports an update to a previously noted breach:

Eugene police have arrested a teenage suspect on suspicion of hacking into the Eugene School District’s computer system in a June incident that potentially compromised thousands of student records and sent parents on a scramble to make sure their children did not become victims of identity theft.

Police revealed little about the arrest on Wednesday, declining to name the juvenile suspect, how they tracked him down or whether he was being charged with a felony or a misdemeanor.

Read more on The Register-Guard.

Update: The Register-Guard subsequently corrected their story to indicate that this wasn’t a hack, but that the teen had obtained an employee’s login credentials.


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