Anonymous hackers have launched an operation dubbed as Operation Black October against the banking sector. This was announced through a YouTube video published on September 7 2015. By now the video has already been seen 89846 times. According to the video, the main objectives of this operation are to:
Seven students from Lake Norman High School in Iredell Statesville School System have been charged for hacking into the school's computer network. The incident took place on August 31, one of the students managed to crack the IT administrator's passwords. The student shared his findings with friends and continued to access several computers on the network for the next two days. These computers were operated by both students and teachers.
After discovering what happened, the school personnel notified the authorities. The students were arrested between September 24 and 25 and were charged with a minor misdemeanor for accessing computers without authorization.
The school stated that no grades, scores and information were modified.