Hackers face prison time for boosting grades

Friday, 28 July 2006, 12:33 AM EST

A pair of California college students each face up to a year in prison for hacking into a professor's computer to give out bogus grades to themselves and other students, Los Angeles prosecutors said Thursday. Jennifer Ngan, 19, of Alhambra and Lena Chen, 20, face misdemeanor charges of illegally accessing computers, among other counts.

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