A Rhinelander, Wis., high school student has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for sabotaging his school district's computer network with a virus.

Outdated technology contributed to the destruction of the district's network, which cost $20,000 to repair, and the incident has many educators concerned about network security and how to stay technologically ahead of student saboteurs.

Adam J. Kope, 17, pleaded no contest to six misdemeanor counts of modifying computer data. A felony count of willfully destroying data was dropped in return for the no-contest plea to...

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