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Friday, November 23, 2012

Hacker convicted of stealing the personal data of 120,000 AT&T Apple iPad users

Here is the story of one hacker who got caught. On Tuesday, a Federal Court jury found 27 year old Andrew Auernheimer guilty of one count of conspiracy to access AT&T’s servers without permission, and one count of identity theft. Auernheimer and a co-defendant were accused of hacking into the carrier’s servers and stole email addresses and personal information belonging to 120,000 AT&T customers using the Apple iPad.

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