MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A 16-year-old Miami-Dade County Public School student is under arrest related to a series of cyberattacks affecting virtual learning since Monday.
According to Miami-Dade County Schools Police, David Oliveros is a junior at South Miami Senior High.
Detectives were able to trace an IP address responsible for the attacks back to Oliveros, according to a police incident report.
A thorough investigation is being conducted by Miami Dade Schools Police Department, working jointly with the FBI, the Secret Service and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
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According to the police report, Oliveros admitted to using an online application to attack the M-DCPS computer network and he admitted to 8 different attacks which the District said overwhelmed its networks, including web-based systems needed for My School Online.
“This individual is responsible at least for eight of the attacks