Security Breach Exposes iPad Owners

At least 114,000 user accounts may have been compromised
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 9, 2010 5:59 PM CDT

(Newser) – A security glitch may have left more than 100,000 iPad owners exposed to hackers, reports Ryan Tate of Gawker. The breach has been closed in recent days and looks to be the fault of AT&T, but it's nonetheless a "rattling development" for Apple because it "exposed the most exclusive email list on the planet," writes Tate.

Some of the early adopters who might have been affected include big names such as Rahm Emanuel, Diane Sawyer, and NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The security group Goatse Security found the breach and notified AT&T. Vulnerable information included subscribers' email addresses.

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