Hacked: Hacking Finance

Hacked: Hacking Finance



Prison Phone Profiteer Securus Granted Robocalling Patent

Posted on November 30th, 2015.

Readers may recall our story earlier this month about Securus, a leading prison telephony provider, being hacked and how the hackers discovered that the company was recording thousands of privileged communications that lawyers had with inmates. The Intercept had received the tip-off, along with the calls, and reported on the subject....



Hackers Catch Prison Phone Company Securus Recording Attorney Calls

Posted on November 13th, 2015.

In an example of Aaron Swartz’s SecureDrop technology working as intended, the Intercept received a trove of dumped Securus phone records recently. Securus, for those who have never been jailed in the United States virtually anywhere, is a phone services leader in the justice industry. That particular part of the prison industrial...