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Hackers post cryptic threat on a Indiana school website

BROWNSBURG, Ind. -- A cryptic threat posted on a school website in Indiana caused about 500 students to stay home from school on Thursday.

The FBI is investigating the threat on the Brownsburg Community School website.

Investigators believe the message is in response to the anti-Islamic video that has sparked violence around the world.

The message was taken down after less than an hour, but not before causing a panic.

"Some kids just didn't have a lot to say," said Dee Fry, a school bus driver. "Some were like, 'oh we're going to die, we're going to die, we're going to die.'"

School officials say the threat is not credible and no sensitive information was accessed.

They believe the website was chosen at random because it was easily hacked into.

Classes went on Friday as usual.

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