Two Students Hack Their High School's Network to Get Out of Taking Tests
This is like the high-tech version of pulling the fire alarm to get out of midterms.
There are two 14-year-old freshmen at Secaucus High School in New Jersey, and they wanted to get out of a bunch of their tests last week.
So . . . they figured out a way to hack into the school's WiFi routers to shut down the Internet. And since their tests were on computers and needed an Internet connection, no WiFi meant no tests.
And their plan WORKED . . . at least until the school managed to trace things back to them.
They were both arrested and charged with criminal computer activity and conspiracy to commit criminal computer activity.