The conviction last week of a well-known hacker accused of breaching thousands of email addresses of AT&T customers brings to light the often treacherous path the government and computer security community have to navigate in the burgeoning cyber crime frontier. It also serves as an important reminder of the law of unintended consequences.Andrew Auernheimer, known in hacker circles as Weev, was found guilty last week of conspiracy to access a computer without authorization and fraud in connection with personal information. Auernheimer allegedly worked with Daniel Spitler in a scheme that exposed 120,000 email addresses of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad users on AT&T's (NYSE:T) 3G wireless network.In early June 2010, Spitler found a security lapse in the system AT&T customers use to update account information. He realized that if one feeds the system an ICC-ID number connected to an iPad registered on AT&T's network, the system will return a webpage with the email address associated with that...
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