Auernheimer now spends his time "reading voraciously," playing Dungeons & Dragons, and bench-pressing up to 200 pounds, said
In their appeal, Auernheimer’s attorneys argued AT&T's security was so lax that collecting customers' email addresses did
In another similar case, Eric McCarty, a computer security consultant, found a bug in the University of Southern California
Weev was convicted and sentenced to 41 months in prison for one count of identity fraud and one count of conspiracy to access
In a Newark courtroom last Monday, Andrew "weev" Auernheimer, 27, was sentenced to 41 months imprisonment due to finding and publishing a security flaw on AT&T's website. But a good part of the tech-savvy world interprets Auernheimer's exploits as a non-crime.
"They’ve done my message a huge favor," he said. "What I'm trying to say has been greatly been helped by the fact that the
To log in to personal accounts, he uses a digital password generator -- a plastic key chain-like device that displays a new
His bail conditions preclude him from using a computer, but he still uses a smartphone and broadcasts his thoughts on a variety