Over 300 inmates in Idaho successfully hacked tablets in an effort to transfer thousands of dollars of credit into their accounts.
The tablets — made by company JPay — are intended for accessing music, ebooks, games and emails. But because of a loophole, inmates were able to use them to transfer a collective $225,000 into various accounts.
As reported by the Spokesman-Review, 364 occupants of five different Idaho correctional facilities were able to access funds through a "vulnerability" that officials didn't discover until early July. Read more...More about Hacking, Prison, Prisoners, Culture, and Web Culture