Mother Hacks Into School Grading Systems
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A mother in Pennsylvania is now facing six felony charges for hacking into the computer system of her children's school to read emails and change her kids’ grades. 45-year-old Catherine Vensuto has been charged with three separate counts of unlawful use of a computer and three counts of altering data and computer trespassing.

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Mother Hacks into School Grading Systems - as part of the news series by GeoBeats. A mother in Pennsylvania is now facing six felony charges for hacking into the computer system of her children’s school to read emails and change her kids’ grades. 45 year old Catherine Vensuto has been charged with three separate counts of unlawful use of a computer and three counts of altering data and computer trespassing. Vensuto was a former secretary for the Northwestern Lehigh School District from 2008 to 2011 when she was in charge of creating accounts for administrators, including the superintendent whose password and account she allegedly used to commit the felonies. She changed her daughter’s failing grade to an “M” which stands for excused medical leave, and her son’s grade from a 98 percent to a 99 percent. Vensuto has apologized for the incident and is cooperating with the police investigation. The superintendent of the school district, Dr, Mary Anne Wright, released a statement saying: “We deeply regret this incident and that this unauthorized access occurred, and we sincerely regret any inconvenience this may cause. We are doing everything we can to prevent this from happening again."