Santa Clara University: Hacker changed grades of 60 students

A former SCU student brought the hacking scandal to light.

Santa Clara University’s (SCU) academic records database was recently hacked to improve the grades of more than 60 former and current undergraduate students, the university announced Monday.

The university called in the FBI, which is assisting in the ongoing investigation, according to university officials. No arrests have been reported.

“We are taking it quite seriously,” said Dennis Jacobs, Santa Clara’s provost and vice president for academic affairs. “We are reviewing and enhancing all security measures to reduce the likelihood of any intrusion in the future.”…Read More

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