Hackers replace British grammar school site with a porn site

Parents logging on to what they thought was the website of their children’s school were left shocked when they were greeted by pornography instead of parents’ evening info. The confusion came after Highworth Grammar School in Ashford in Kent’s old URL, highworthgrammar.co.uk, was purchased by an adult entertainment company.

What would you do if you logged on to your children’s school website and discovered scantily clad women? These U.K/ parents grew alarmed and caused a wave of concern that led to an apology from their school, which had let the domain lapse and didn’t realize it had been purchased by a domain parking company and replaced with a landing page offering adult websites. But this is one snafu that probably reveals more about the negligence of the parents than the school: The school switched over their domain name in 2011. It took them three years to notice the porn infiltration on their local school’s site? 

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