Hacker Gets 41 Months For AT&T IPad Data Breach

Law360, New York (March 18, 2013, 4:28 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Monday handed down a 41-month prison term to a hacker convicted on charges that he and a co-conspirator gained unauthorized access to AT&T Inc. servers and illegally harvested the email addresses of more than 114,000 Apple iPad users.

U.S. Judge Susan Wigenton issued the sentence shortly after U.S. Marshals handcuffed 27-year-old Andrew Auernheimer — head of the "security research" hacking group Goatse Security — and temporarily removed him from the courtroom after he refused a marshal's instructions to turn over...
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