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Students hack their teachers' emails to get exams

06/22/2017

In an institute of A Estrada (Pontevedra), the Civil Guard has arrested 5 students, and another 10 (9 students and a tutor) are being investigated, accused of hacking their teachers' e-mail in order to obtain exams and other files of interest.

The investigation began when several teachers received notices of access to their accounts from unauthorized computers. This investigation concluded that the students had installed in the computers of the institute an illegal software that stores in a document everything that is written through the keyboard, and thus the mails passwords of 27 teachers would have been obtained.

These 15 people face allegations of alleged commission of a crime of belonging to a criminal group, against privacy and disclosure of secrets, and two felony crimes.