Report: Private School in West Hollywood Victim of Computer Hacks; FBI Investigating

Center for Early Education

The FBI confirmed Wednesday it is working with an elite private school in West Hollywood to find out who hacked into its servers, reportedly exposing confidential teacher salary details and parent contact information.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, one or more hackers published staff payroll documentation in email blasts riddled with racist, sexist and homophobic language, targeting the Center for Early Education, located on the southeast corner of Melrose Avenue and La Cienega Boulevard in West Hollywood

The school educates children of top entertainment executives and high- profile talent, among other students, according to the Hollywood Reporter, which reported that private security personnel and federal law enforcement officials have been notified and have begun an investigation.

“We’re aware of it and are working with affected schools,” FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller told City News Service.

Messages seeking comment from the school were not immediately answered.

The Hollywood Reporter initially reported the Carlthorp School in Santa Monica and the Windward School in Mar Vista were also hacking victims, but later retracted that.  

0 0 votes
Article Rating

Notify of

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x