Alum charged with hacking into Texas A&M
A recent graduate of Texas A&M University is charged with hacking into the school's computer system and illegally accessing information on 88,000 current and former students, faculty and staff members. Luis Castillo must appear before a magistrate judge Wednesday.
Federal prosecutors said Castillo, who graduated in December with a computer science degree, accessed the system in February and caused more than $5,000 in losses to the university. The school had to hire extra staff to minimize damage.
At the Washington Post.
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