University Of Michigan Servers Hacked As Part Of Political Statement On Higher Education

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

A group of anonymous hackers from around the world found an unorthodox way to express frustration with rising tuition and "raise awareness" of perceived problems in higher education.

The hackers didn't rally around college funding, or pen protest signs about tuition increases.

Instead, they hacked the severs of hundreds of the worlds very best universities.

Saying they wanted to increase awareness about pressing higher education issues, the anonymous hackers this week infiltrated three University of Michigan servers and publicly leaked the raided information.

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