• A prison technology company has a way to track almost any cell phone in the United States - and it reportedly just got hacked

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Securus is a prison technology company best known for providing phone services for inmates.
    One of its lesser-known services is a geolocation service that lets law enforcement track almost any cell phone within seconds.
    Last week, the New York Times reported that a Missouri sheriff is accused of using Securus technology to track people, including a judge, without a warrant. The incident raised security and privacy concerns.
    According to Motherboard , a hacker was able to breach the company's server, and supplied the publication with internal documents.
    Securus, a prison technology company...
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  • The company that helps police track phones was reportedly hacked

    The company that helps police track phones was reportedly hacked

    2 monthes ago - By Engadget

    Securus is known for allegedly helping prisons violate Sixth Amendment protections by recording "at least" 14,000 phone calls between inmates and lawyers. There was also a report at The New York Times that a former sheriff in Mississippi County used...
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