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Weev Talks About Life In Prison And His Plans To Open A Hedge Fund, TRO LLC

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/Weev">Weev</a> aka Andrew Auernheimer is free. The 29-year-old hacker, released from the Allenwood Federal Correctional Center in Pennsylvania last weekend, ha

Weev Is Free

Andrew “weev” Auernheimer is set to be released from federal prison, following a federal appeals court decision to reverse and vacate his conviction and sentence. “I’m going to

Weev Needs To Walk

Andrew "<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/Weev">Weev</a>" Auernheimer is a troll, but he's not a criminal. This is clear. In his recent appearance in federal appellate court in Philadelphia, t

A Way To Save BlackBerry

The first smartphone I owned was a Nokia communicator, which I chose because the C++ dev kit gave me the most freedom. When the iPhone appeared I did not switch, because mandatory App Store signing to

The Tiger And The Cicada

In the homes and organizations of the powerful one finds the totems of predators. The Bohemian Grove bows to the owl spirit of Moloch. Both the USA and the Nazis took the eagle. Warmongers are "hawkis

State Machinery For State Machines

My name is Andrew Auernheimer. I used to believe problems could be solved with criticism and discourse in our marketplace of ideas. Three years ago I incremented an integer on a public web API and ana

Hacker Andrew Auernheimer Placed In Solitary Confinement For Tweeting From Prison

Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer has been placed in "administrative segregation," prison shorthand for solitary confinement for "investigative purposes." Supporters believe he was locked down and given no

Watch Weev’s Angry Pre-Sentencing Speech About The Failure Of Our Nation

Yesterday, Andrew <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/weev">"weev"</a> Auernheimer was <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/03/18/andrew-auernheimer-aka-the-att-hacker-sentenced-to-41-months

Andrew Auernheimer AKA “The AT&T Hacker” Sentenced To 41 Months In Prison, 3 Years Probation And Restitution Of $73K

Andrew Auernheimer, commonly known as <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/weev/">AT&T Hacker Weev</a>, has just received sentencing on one charge of conspiracy to access a computer without au

AT&T “Hacker” Andrew Auernheimer’s Sentencing Scheduled For March 18

Internet activist (and Crunchies winner) Andrew Auernheimer's sentencing trial will take place on March 18, 2013 at 10:30am. Auernheimer aka Weev revealed a security flaw in AT&T's iPad user data

You May Take Away My Freedom, But I’ll Always Have My Crunchie!

On June 14th, 2010, Michael Arrington <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/06/14/were-awarding-goatse-security-a-crunchie-award-for-public-service/">awarded a Crunchie</a> to two members of Goat

iPad Hack Statement Of Responsibility

<b>Editor's note: </b><em>Andrew Auernheimer, also known by his pseudonym weev, is an American grey hat hacker and self-described Internet troll. Follow him on Twitter <a target="_blank" href="http

Security Is Hard, But That Doesn’t Mean You Should Ignore It

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/?attachment_id=708130" rel="attachment wp-att-708130"><img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/no-trespassing.png" alt="" width="616" heigh

Goatse Security’s Auernheimer Convicted In iPad Website Hacking Case

Tuesday afternoon in federal court in Newark, NJ, a jury convicted Andrew “Weev” Auernheimer for his role in a 2010 exploit that caused an AT&T account maintenance website to leak 114,000 emai

GoatSec iPad Hacking Case Underway, Ruling Could Address Ancient Computer Law

<b>Editor’s note: </b><em>Ansel Halliburton is a lawyer at <a target="_blank" href="http://www.computerlaw.com/">ComputerLaw Group</a>. </em> In the summer of 2010, a group called Goatse Secur

We’re Awarding Goatse Security A Crunchie Award For Public Service

<img src='https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/01/crunchiesaward.jpg' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" />This <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/06/09/att-securit

AT&T security breach leaks thousands of iPad owners’ emails (but luckily, little else)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/500x_ileak_inside2.jpg" />A security flaw in one of AT&T's customer-identification scripts has allowed a group of 4chan hackers to ex