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Hacker 'Weev' Sends SoundCloud Message From Prison

The classic definition of a hacker is somebody who uses their ingenuity to tinker and modify things to make them do what they were not designed to do. In other words, someone who gets around hurdles with smart "hacks." With that in mind, it shouldn't be too surprising that Andrew Auernheimer, more famously known by his hacker name, Weev, has found a way to make his voice heard on the Internet, even when he's locked up in prison.
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AT&T Hacker Weev Is Live-Tweeting From Jail

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (2 years ago)

Andrew Auernheimer, the hacker also known as "Weev" who received a 41-month prison sentence for public shaming AT&T in 2010, appears to be live-tweeting his days at the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC). His twitter handl... Read Post

AT&T ‘hacker’ Weev’s sentencing is an embarrassment that will do more harm than good

Technology : The Next Web Blog (2 years ago)

Today Andrew ‘Weev’ Auernheimer was sentenced to an incredible 41 months in prison. Following that time in the clink, Weev will enjoy 3 years of supervision. He also must pay a... Keep reading ? Read Post

Hacker Crackdown: Blame AT&T's Crappy Security, Not Weev

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (2 years ago)

Another hacker bites the dust. This morning, Andrew Auernheimer — aka "weev" — got handed a sentence of 41 months in prison, 3 years of supervised release and a $36,500 fine. All for basically exposing a major security hole at AT&T ... Read Post


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