Hacker In Plea Talks Over AT&T IPad Data Breach

Law360, New York (July 27, 2011, 10:11 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors are negotiating a plea deal in New Jersey with a computer hacker accused of attacking servers at AT&T Inc. and stealing the email addresses of 120,000 iPad users, according to court papers filed Wednesday.

U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton granted a continuance in the case against Andrew Auernheimer, who, along with the U.S. attorney for the District of New Jersey, had asked for more time to finalize a plea agreement.

Auernheimer and co-defendant Daniel Spitler were arrested in January for allegedly hacking into...
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Case Information

Case Title

USA v. SPITLER et al

Case Number



New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

January 13, 2011


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