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Orin Kerr And Members Of The EFF Representing AT&T Hacker 'Weev' Pro Bono During His Appeal

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Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer is appealing his 41 month prison sentence (and its accompanying fine of $73,000). Many members of the security community have expressed concern with this ruling, especially in light of other CFAA cases. Auernheimer's exposure of AT&T's security hole doesn't really seem like the sort of thing...
Orin Kerr And Members Of The EFF Representing AT&T Hacker 'Weev' Pro Bono During His Appeal

Hacker Crackdown: Blame AT&T's Crappy Security, Not Weev

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Another hacker bites the dust. This morning, Andrew Auernheimer -- aka "weev" -- got handed a sentence of 41 months in prison, 3 years of supervised release and a $36,500 fine. All for basically exposing a major security hole at AT&T and publicly shaming the company that hadn't ever bothered to...
Hacker Crackdown: Blame AT&T's Crappy Security, Not Weev

Expose Blatant Security Hole From AT&T... Face Five Years In Jail

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A few years ago, we wrote about some hackers who exposed a really basic security flaw in AT&T's setup for iPad users. Basically, if you fed an ID to a website, it would return the email address of the account. And, on top of that, AT&T appeared to hand out...
Expose Blatant Security Hole From AT&T... Face Five Years In Jail

AT&T iPad Security Breach Hacker Sentenced to 41 Months in Prison

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Andrew Auernheimer, one of the hackers behind the release of email addresses of 114,000 iPad users back in 2010, has been sentenced to 41 months in prison following his conviction on one count of identity fraud and one count of 'conspiracy to access a computer without authorization'. In November, Auernheimer...
AT&T iPad Security Breach Hacker Sentenced to 41 Months in Prison

You May Take Away My Freedom, But I'll Always Have My Crunchie!

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[tc_5min code="517666457"] On June 14th, 2010, Michael Arrington awarded a Crunchie to two members of Goatse Security via a blog post for discovering, publishing and trying to fix a pretty egregious security flaw that they discovered on AT&T’s public website. Ansel Halliburton, a contributing TechCrunch writer from ComputerLaw Group, explained what...
You May Take Away My Freedom, But I'll Always Have My Crunchie!
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Andrew 'weev' Auernheimer sentenced to 41 months for exploiting AT&T iPad security flaw

Infamous iPad Hacker Makes No Apologies As He Faces Jail Time

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Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer, the hacker who called attention to AT&T's poor security by releasing hundreds of thousands of iPad owners' email addresses, will be sentenced in a New Jersey court on Monday for computer crimes. Despite facing as much as 10 years in jail, he is unrepentant, he made clear...
Infamous iPad Hacker Makes No Apologies As He Faces Jail Time

Expose A Blatant Security Hole In AT&T's Servers, Get 3.5 Years In Jail

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We've written a few times about the case of Andrew Auernheimer, perhaps better known as weev. While he has a bit of a reputation as an online troll, and self-admitted jerk, his case is yet another example of how ridiculously broken the CFAA (Computer Fraud and Abuse Act) remains. In...
Expose A Blatant Security Hole In AT&T's Servers, Get 3.5 Years In Jail

Terrorist, hacker, freedom fighter: Andrew Auernheimer parties tonight in expectation of jail tomorrow

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In June of 2010, Andrew Auernheimer created a script that talked to a publicly accessible, unsecured API. In November of 2012, he was found guilty of violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) and identify theft. Tomorrow, he’s likely going to jail. “It’s a fucking ludicrous charge,” Auernheimer told me this...
Terrorist, hacker, freedom fighter: Andrew Auernheimer parties tonight in expectation of jail tomorrow

Hacker behind AT&T iPad info breach gets 41-month sentence

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One of the hackers behind a 2010 leak of 114,000 email addresses tied to AT&T iPad owners has been sentenced to 41 months in prison, reports say. Andrew Auernheimer was found guilty of conspiracy and identity fraud in November, and like co-defendant Daniel Spitler, has been ordered to pay AT&T...
Hacker behind AT&T iPad info breach gets 41-month sentence

Goatse Security's Andrew Auernheimer Found Guilty Of Charges Related to Massive AT&T Hack

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Not one of the hacked iPads, we guess. Goatse Security hacker Andrew Auernheimer, age 26, has been found guilty on federal charges related to downloading the data of over 100,000 iPad owners from AT&T’s website. Wired reports that the jury that heard Mr. Auernheimer’s trial in a New Jersey federal...
Goatse Security's Andrew Auernheimer Found Guilty Of Charges Related to Massive AT&T Hack

AT&T hacker jailed for three years for exposing iPad owners' email addresses

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Andrew 'Weev' Auernheimer sentenced after exploiting security flaw to reveal White House and military addressesA security researcher who exploited a flaw in AT&T's security around iPad users to reveal details of 114,000 emails in 2010 has been sentenced to 41 months in prison, and ordered with a co-defendant to pay...
AT&T hacker jailed for three years for exposing iPad owners' email addresses
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