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Prison video visitation system exposed calls between inmates and lawyers

Jail video visitation methods are generally the one means household and attorneys can discuss to inmates, significantly through the COVID-19 pandemic, however the safety of these methods not too long ago suffered a serious lapse. Researcher Bob Diachenko instructed PJDM that video visitation supplier HomeWAV left a database dashboard publicly accessible with no password since April, exposing “hundreds” of calls between inmates and their attorneys. Anybody may learn name logs and transcripts.

HomeWAV shut down the dashboard shortly after TC reported the difficulty. Firm chief John Greatest confirmed the incident and mentioned {that a} third-party vendor inadvertently eliminated the password restriction that stored the server non-public. He additionally promised to inform inmates, their households and attorneys.

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