MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A senior has been charged with launching a cyber attack on her western Pennsylvania high school which wound up disrupting more than a dozen school district computer systems.
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (http://bit.ly/2gbZ6h1 ) reports 18-year-old Michaela King, of Murrysville, has been charged with unlawfully using computers at Franklin Regional High School and another unspecified device in a series of attacks since Oct. 31.
Police say she used a program to launch denial of service attacks, which overwhelm computer systems with communication requests that disrupt legitimate computer traffic. For the full article click here
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