UT: Bored student hacks into Taylorsville High School system
Marcos Ortiz reports:
A teen claimed boredom caused him to hack into a school’s computer network.
It happened during last year’s school year at Taylorsville High School. But the case was recently unsealed by a judge.
The 18-year-old who doesn’t want his name disclosed said he has not been charged with a crime but has been told the case is still under investigation.
“I very much regret what I did,” J.D. said. “If I could go back I definitely would stop myself and others from engaging in that sort of thing.”
The teen said he was a member of a school club called “Cyberpatriots.”
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This appears to be another example of why it helps to provide constructive and legal ways for young curious minds to pursue their curiosity.