AT&T breach reveals 114,000 iPad owners’ email

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Jun 092010
 

Uh oh. According to Valleywag, an AT&T security breach led to the exposure of 114,000 email addresses (and associated SIM / ICC identifiers) belonging to Apple iPad owners. A group of hackers calling themselves Goatse Security (be careful looking that one up) figured out a number of ICC-IDs and ran a script on AT&T’s site through a faked iPad UserAgent, which would then return the associated addresses. Some of those affected were actually quite big names, including the CEOs of The New York Times andTime Inc., some higher-ups and Google and Microsoft, and even a number of employees from NASA, FAA, FCC, and the US military.
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