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iPad Hacker Sentenced To 3.5 Years, Attorney Says He Was Wrongly Convicted
2013-03-19 11:41:10

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last November, 26-year old Andrew Auernheimer was found guilty of identity fraud and conspiracy to access a computer without authorization. Yesterday, he was sentenced to three years and five months in prison to pay for his crimes. Auernheimer, who is known around the web as “Weev,” is one half of what´s been called “Goatse Security,” the pair of hackers who found a hole in AT&T´s Web site...

AT&T iPad Hacker Found Guilty
2012-11-21 09:10:19

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online One of the hackers responsible for breaking into AT&T´s stores of data and stealing the personal information of more than 100,000 iPad owners has been found guilty. According to Wired, the jury was able to reach their verdict quickly, finding Andrew Auernheimer, a 26-year old from Arkansas, guilty on one count of identity fraud and one count of conspiracy to access a computer without authorization. Better known at the...

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2011-03-01 11:00:48

Andrew Auernheimer was released on bail Monday without commenting on charges of stealing more than 100,000 e-mail addresses from Apple iPad users last year. The Arkansas resident will be prohibited from using the Internet except for work "” which in his case means his job as a computer consultant. Facing one count each of fraud and conspiracy to access a computer without authorization, Auernheimer and San Francisco resident Daniel Spitler found their way into AT&T's website...

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2011-01-18 13:55:00

U.S. federal prosecutors have charged two people with stealing email addresses and other data from roughly 120,000 users of Apple Inc.'s iPad after finding a security weakness in AT&T's servers. Prosecutors said the criminal charges arise from a "brute force" hacking over several days last June that affected iPad users who accessed the Internet through AT&T's 3G network. U.S. Attorney Paul Fisherman said there was no evidence that the two men used the information they acquired for...


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