Feds Charge Hackers In AT&T IPad Data Breach

Law360, New York (January 18, 2011, 7:00 PM EST) -- Federal prosecutors on Tuesday brought criminal conspiracy charges against two members of an Internet hacking group for allegedly attacking servers at AT&T Corp. and accessing the e-mail addresses of about 120,000 iPad users.

Andrew Auernheimer and Daniel Spitler were arrested and charged in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey with fraud and conspiracy to access a computer without authorization, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of New Jersey.

The charges stem from an incident in June when a hacker...
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