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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

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...

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...

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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...