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Hacker 'Weev': 'Come Bring It, Federal Government'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.16.2014 | Technology

Just days after his conviction and three-year prison sentence were overturned, hacker Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer delivered a bold message on HuffPost L...

Gerry Smith

Controversial Hacker's Conviction Is Overturned

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.11.2014 | Technology

A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the conviction of Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer, reversing a verdict that was viewed as having a chilling eff...

Gerry Smith

Convicted Hacker 'Weev' Gets Another Chance At Freedom

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 03.17.2014 | Technology

Attorneys for convicted hacker Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer will appear in court this week in a last-ditch attempt to win his freedom and overturn a verd...

Gerry Smith

The Year Hacktivists And The Government Went To War

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

Does the law have mercy for computer hackers with a cause? That was a recurring question in 2013 as several so-called hacktivists, facing years in ...

Gerry Smith

Weev Appeals Hacking Conviction

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 07.02.2013 | Technology

Attorneys for hacker Andrew Auernheimer filed an appeal late Monday seeking to overturn his conviction for obtaining thousands of email addresses from...

Gerry Smith

Scripps Employees Called 'Hackers' For Exposing Massive Security Flaw

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 05.23.2013 | Technology

Isaac Wolf, a reporter for Scripps Howard News Service, said he was just doing a basic Google search when he stumbled upon Social Security numbers and...

The Unconventional Way Hacker 'Weev' Is Speaking From Prison

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.16.2013 | Technology

Andrew Auernheimer, the convicted hacker who goes by "Weev," has been in prison for almost a month, but if you were following him online you might not...

Gerry Smith

AT&T Hacker Sentenced To Over 3 Years In Prison

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 03.18.2013 | Technology

Convicted hacker Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer was sentenced Monday to 41 months in prison for collecting thousands of email addresses from AT&T's servers...

Man Accused Of Stealing 100,000 Email Addresses From iPads Will Be Sentenced

AP | By DAVID PORTER | Posted 05.18.2013 | Technology

NEWARK, New Jersey (AP) — An admitted online "troll" was sentenced Monday to the maximum prison term under federal guidelines — more than three ye...

Gerry Smith

Why A Hacker's Identity Theft Conviction May Make You Less Safe Online

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 12.07.2012 | Technology

In a New Jersey courtroom last month, federal prosecutors described Andrew Auernheimer as a publicity-hungry hacker who violated the privacy of thousa...

Notorious Hacker 'Weev' Blasts FBI

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 11.28.2012 | Technology

Andrew Auernheimer, a notorious iPad hacker, is far from modest. It's his boasting and use of hyperbole -- especially with journalists -- that may hav...

Comeuppance For iPad Hacker Who Stole HOW MANY Email Addresses?

AP | Posted 01.20.2013 | Technology

NEWARK, New Jersey (AP) — A federal jury on Tuesday convicted a man of illegally gaining access to AT&T's servers and stealing more than 120,000 ema...

Jury Indicts Second iPad Hacker

Posted 09.05.2011 | Technology

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A man accused of hacking into AT&T Inc servers and stealing personal data belonging to 120,000 Apple Inc...

Two Charged With iPad Hacking, Exposing 120,000 Users' Information

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Last June, a group of hackers calling themselves Goatse Security claimed they had exploited a security flaw in AT&T's 3G network and had gained access...

Hacker Of AT&T-iPad Taken In On Drug Charges

Switched | Elinor Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Last week, a hacker group known as Goatse Security exposed a major security hole in AT&T's site, and gained access to more than 100,000 iPad users' e-...