De Smet student arrested for hacking school system

ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KSDK) – A De Smet Jesuit High School student has been arrested and charged in relation to the tampering of the school's computer system.

The student, who has not been identified, faces charges of making a terrorist threat and computer tampering for hacking into the school's computer network, blocking websites and sending emails to teachers and students, according to Creve Coeur police.

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A Twitter user known as De Smet Internet, who was suspected of the tampering, apologized last week for their mistakes.

The Family Court of St. Louis County is handling the case.

Creve Coeur police continue to investigate to determine the extent of damage to the school's computer system and see if anyone else has been connected in the crime.


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