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Idaho prisoners hacked tablets and gave themselves $225,000 in credit

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Hundreds of Idaho inmates exploited a vulnerability in their personal tablets and gave themselves thousands of dollars in credits used to download music and games and use email, officials said Friday.

 

An investigation showed more than 360 inmates hacked into the JPay system to increase their account balances by nearly $225,000 in credits, according to Jeffrey Ray, a spokesman with the Idaho Department of Corrections.

 

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Officials say it was an "intentional exploitation," while some inmates' families described it more as a "glitch."

 

Source: https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/27/us/idaho-inmates-hack-tablets/index.html

Source: https://www.ktvb.com/article/news/local/idaho/after-tablet-hack-or-glitch-many-rooting-for-idaho-inmates/277-578135801

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Buttus    1,104

inmates get tablets?   i don't even have a tablet...

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