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A 15-year-old junior high school student in Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture, who hacked into a school server to alter his grades has admitted to stealing an ID and password needed to access the server from a computer he borrowed from his teacher, the school’s principal said Thursday.

The Niigata Prefectural Police on Dec. 4 sent the case to prosecutors on suspicion the student violated the law prohibiting unauthorized computer access, investigative sources said.

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