Man convicted in US for iPad hacking

The hacker stole data of 120,000 users


A US federal jury has convicted a New York man of hacking into AT&T servers and stealing email addresses and other personal information of about 120,000 iPad users.

According to US Attorney Paul Fishman, the hacker Andrew Auernheimer, who faces a maximum five years in prison and $500,000 fine, was condemned by a New Jersey jury of conspiracy to access the servers without permission and of  identity theft.

Prosecutors affirmed that Auernheimer was member of a group of Internet...


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