FBI probes possible cybertheft at schools

September 23, 2009 8:25:11 PM PDT
Hundreds of thousands of dollars is missing from the bank accounts of three suburban school districts.The FBI is checking to see if a fast spreading computer virus may have been used to capture user names and passwords.

District 47 confirms it lost as much as $350,000 early this summer.

Sycamore community unit District 427 isn't giving details but it says it's faced a similar problem.

The third district hit by hackers not yet been publicly identified.

Read more about the thefts and the and the investigation from our news partner in Thursday's Daily Herald.


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