Archive for November, 2011

Can prisoners HACK out of jail?

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Jail


It’s a real possibility, being looked at by security researchers.  At a recent security conference in Miami a team revealed that “security systems in most American prisons were shown to be vulnerable allowing hackers to overload the circuitry controlling prison doors, effectively locking them permanently open”.   The research began after one of the researchers was called in by a prison warden to figure out how all the cell doors on one prison’s death row spontaneously opened. Full Story.