Hackers Who Discovered AT&T iPad Security Breach Get Arrested

U.S. Prosecutors have filed criminal charges against Daniel Spitler and Andrew Auernheimer, the two Goatse Security members who exposed a serious security flaw in AT&T's iPad subscriber database last year. What a terrible thing, pointing out AT&T's leaky system!

As is often the case with these sorts of things, the individuals who pointed out the flaw - one which exposed over a hundred thousand email addresses of AT&T subscribers, including politicians, business people and celebrities - have been arrested for their activities, each charged with one count of fraud and one count of conspiracy to access a computer without authorization. The FBI will hold a press conference this afternoon to discuss the charges. [Reuters]

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