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AT&T hacker 'Weev' sends feds 'invoice' for time in prison

Andrew Auernheimer demands restitution of 28,296 bitcoins, about $13.2 million, after his conviction was overturned.

By May 20, 2014


Appeals court overturns conviction of AT&T hacker 'Weev'

A federal appeals court rules that Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer was tried in the wrong state and overturns his conviction under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

By April 11, 2014


AT&T iPad hacker appeals conviction

Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer argues that accessing a non-password protected portion of AT&T's Web site did not violate the law because the information was freely available on the Internet.

By July 2, 2013


AT&T 'hacker' and Internet troll sentenced to over three years

Andrew Auernheimer, professional Internet troll, is a uniquely unsympathetic defendant. But even his detractors are protesting a 41-month prison sentence that a federal judge levied today.

By March 18, 2013


AT&T-iPad site hacker to fight on in court (exclusive)

Hacker says he won't cop a plea and that he did not profit from disclosing the AT&T security hole, despite what damning chat logs show.

By September 12, 2011


Site of AT&T-iPad hackers is hacked

The Goatse Security site has been compromised by an unidentified individual who claimed he did it to "give them a taste of their own medicine."

By January 26, 2011


Hacker offers advice to prosecutor in AT&T-iPad case

Member of the hacker group being investigated for a data leak at AT&T's iPad site sends bizarre e-mail to assistant U.S. attorney.

By November 17, 2010


Feds still questioning AT&T iPad site hackers

Hacker group members have gone before grand jury that's probing allegations they broke law by revealing site flaw and exposing e-mails for iPad users.

By August 13, 2010


AT&T hacker released on bail after drug arrest

Source says group targeted AT&T because the carrier announced plans to end its unlimited smartphone data plan.

By June 17, 2010


Hacker in AT&T-iPad security case arrested on drug charges

A man whose group disclosed flaw in AT&T's Web site is arrested on felony and misdemeanor drug possession charges as result of FBI search, authorities say.

By June 15, 2010