Report: Tech company hack affected Minnesota law enforcement

Data Breach

A hacker slipped into the servers of prison technology giant Securus Technologies and exposed thousands of potentially confidential records from law enforcement agencies across the United States, including in Minnesota, according to a technology website.

The compromised data included more than 2,800 user names, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, passwords and security questions — dating from 2011 to the present — of Securus law enforcement users. They were included in a spreadsheet that was shared by the hacker with Vice Motherboard. It was not immediately possible to independently verify the leak.

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