Thursday, October 08, 2015
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
AT&T Customers Allowed To Make Calls Over Wi-Fi
Amazon Launches App Developing Platform For IoT
18.4-inch Samsung Galaxy View Tablet Passes FCC Certification
Facebook to Test Emoji Icons
Lite-On Introduces New EP2 SSD With NVMe Protocol
SanDisk and HP Team Up to Create Memory-Driven Computing Solutions
IBM Takes On Intel's x86 Systems With New Linux Servers
LG Triples OLED TV Line-up, Slashes Prices
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > General Computing > Jury Co...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Jury Convicts Man Over AT&T-iPad Hacking

Andrew Auernheimer was convicted on Tuesday of hacking into AT&T servers and stealing the email addresses and other personal data of about 120,000 iPad users.

Reuters reported today that Auernheimer was convicted by a New Jersey jury of one count of conspiracy to access the servers without permission, as well as one count of identity theft.

The defendant faces a maximum five years in prison and $250,000 fine on each count.

A co-defendant, Daniel Spitler, plead guilty to the same charges and awaits sentencing.

Using a script called an account slurper, Auernheimer and Spitler were able to harvest at least 100,000 iPad users' data through matching email addresses with credit card identifiers. However, after the hack, AT&T removed the feature which allowed email addresses to be obtained.

Tor Ekeland, a lawyer for Auernheimer, said his client was free on bail, and planned to appeal the verdict.

TDK Wireless Speakers Now Available        All News        Fujitsu to Start Production of GaN Power Devices Next Year
Microsoft Gives Pirates Free Copies Of Windows 8 Pro     General Computing News      Imagination Under Pressure As CEVA Also Bids For MIPS

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
T-Mobile Customers Exposed in Experian Breach
Cisco Routers Vulnerable To Attack: researchers
Hackers Stole Data From Bugzilla
American Airlines, Sabre, Hacked
Researchers Showcase Javascript-based Attack On a Computer's DRAM
Hackers Used Twitter hashtags To Extract Data From Compromised Networks
Hackers Could Break Into Your Android Smartphone With A Simple MMS
Government Personnel Data Hack Exposed Of Millions Of People
Kaspersky Lab Was Hacked
Russian Hackers Accessed Obama's Emails
The White House Targets Cyber Attackers With New Sanctions Program
GitHub Under Denial-of-service cyber Attack

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .