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Powerschool LMS – troubles logging in, getting things done

The LMS system is being overwhelmed, which is one reason why so many are having trouble logging in. Note that this is a cloud-based product, and hundreds of thousands of students internationally have now been moved to online learning. Thus it’s not exactly surprising that the system is struggling a bit.

For now:

1) Please email your teacher at the beginning of each class that you ARE trying, and describe what is happening.

2) Keep trying every 5 minutes [not every 5 seconds!]

3) If something changes, please let tech know.

4) Keep an eye on tech.mountdesales.net for updates. We’ll be posting updates, news, and tips there as we go through this process.


The value of a hacked email account

Many people use the same password at difference sites – including for their email. So if your account info was among those hacked in the many online data thefts over the last few years, those passwords may be floating around.

[You can check https://haveibeenpwned.com/ to see if your email address is “out there”]

So of what possible value could your hacked email account be to the “bad guys”? Here are some ideas, from Krebs on Security:

Things a hacked email account can be used for

Want more details?