AT&T Notifies iPad Customers Of Security Breach, Forgets to Say ‘We’re Sorry About Our Poor Website Security’

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17 Jun 2010

Last week a security flaw on AT&T’s network allowed hackers to obtain the e-mail addresses and ICC-IDs for more than 100,000 Apple iPad owners, many of them high level politicians or military personnel. On the heels of an announcement that the FBI would be looking into the breach, AT&T has sent out a letter to the impacted customers (sort of) explaining the breach. The letter, which avoids admitting any blame for the website’s security issues, informs users that “unauthorized computer ‘hackers’ maliciously exploited a function designed to make your iPad log-in process faster.” AT&T Then complains that the group “put together a list of these emails and distributed it for their own publicity.” The hackers have responded to AT&T’s letter here.

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