Network security breach reveals iPad 3G users' personal data

Network security breach reveals iPad 3G users' personal data
As if to confirm that you always sacrifice privacy for being connected, AT&T  announced Wednesday that there has been a network security breach exposing some iPad 3G users' email addresses. AT&T said in a statement that the company apologizes and will inform each and everyone who has been affected.

Apple has been mum on the issue, but Mark Siegel, AT&T spokesman, emailed a statement that they first learned about the problem on Monday and by Tuesday the faulty feature has been turned off.

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5 Comments

1. DonkeyPunched

Posts: 321; Member since: Jan 10, 2010

Before all the haters of AT&T start posting crap, keep in mind that if the iPad went to a different carrier, hackers would have found a way to break through like they did on AT&T. Just something to keep in mind. This wasn't specifically a networking error. It was a security one.

2. scottmbolt unregistered

Wrooooooooooong. Nooooooooooo goooooood! i-Lame!

4. zerglisk

Posts: 544; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

Yea, it's Apple's fault not any carriers' fault!

5. iHateCrapple

Posts: 734; Member since: Feb 12, 2010

Exactly! Not the carrier, but the product... Pwn2Own comes to mind immediately! crApple sucks at security...

3. Mateo8326

Posts: 472; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

security breaches happen all the time around the world this doesn't make it any ol different case

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