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Chicago Police Scanner Jammed by Hackers Amid Riots

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Chicago Police Scanner Jammed by Hackers Amid Riots

An investigation has been launched after hackers gained access to the emergency radio system used by the Chicago Police Department over the weekend. 

As officers worked hard to keep the peace amid riots and looting triggered by the death of George Floyd, hackers jammed their radio comms with slogans and music, endangering the safety of the public and those out protesting peacefully and lawfully. 

While reports of gun violence were called in, police scanners were blocked with N.W.A.'s '80s hip-hop track "F*** the Police" and Tay ...

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