Hacker Admits To AT&T IPad Data Breach

Law360, New York (June 23, 2011, 7:26 PM EDT) -- A computer hacker on Thursday pled guilty in New Jersey federal court to attacking servers at AT&T Corp. and stealing the email addresses of 120,000 iPad users.

Daniel Spitler, 26, one of two hackers accused in the case, copped to one count of conspiracy to gain unauthorized access to computers and one count of identity theft in connection with the massive security breach at AT&T in June 2010, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey said.

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