Suspect Accused of Crippling DDOS Attacks on Miami Schools is 16 Years Old


Level 23
Sep 13, 2018
Excerpt from article:

Police arrested a Miami high school student on Thursday for allegedly carrying out a string of crippling cyberattacks targeting Miami-Dade County Public Schools' online learning system as students headed back to school.

The 16-year-old has not been identified by name, but the student is a junior at South Miami Senior High School in Miami-Dade County, Florida, school officials said Thursday.

Officials with Miami-Dade County Public Schools said the teen carried out several Distributed Denial-of-Service attacks, which are designed to disrupt a network's server by overwhelming it's system with a flood of internet traffic.



Level 4
Aug 21, 2020
Should be a compliment to the schools. They teach these kids programming earlier and earlier in school and now you have the biggest hacks in history done by underage people. The future is bright! No seriously. I think past generations only have a concept of how to interact with UI/UX and maybe basic modding. This new generation understands code like a second language.