New Jersey Prosecutor Delights in Teen’s Lack of Hacking Skills

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"This is not a case of sophisticated computer hacking by any means — this is really the oldest trick in the book," said Essex County prosecutor Robert Laurino of the 16-year-old Orange High School student who was busted for using a teacher's password to change grades and attendance records for at least 24 of his classmates. Laurino better hope that his gloating, along with the multiple counts of second-degree computer theft, won't motivate the kid to become a real hacker, just to show him.