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Cybercrime—from inside an Ohio prison
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2017, 05:16:03 PM »
Cybercrime—from inside an Ohio prison
17 April 2017, 3:19 pm

Plenty of companies have smart, resourceful IT teams that diligently support their organization’s computers and networking operations. But I’m not sure how many of them could pull off the technological tricks that a group of inmates at Ohio’s Marion Correctional Institution did.

From e-waste to identity theft

According to local news reports that blew up over the internet last week, at least five prisoners built a pair of working PC out of parts scavenged from e-waste as part of a program designed to teach computer skills by having inmates break down end-of-life computers and recycle the parts. The inmates smuggled the PCs to a training room, hid them in the ceiling and then ran wiring to connect to the prison network.

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