Sources: FBI, Reuters
quote: So you decide to walk in and take a few things. You know its wrong, there is 0 question if it is wrong, there is 0 question you are violating a law, yet you do it anyway.
quote: Would he be going to jail if he privately disclosed the flaw to AT&T and released no data (or even better, didn't write a script to brute force data scrape once he realized what he had)?
quote: The sad thing is though this guy did it for "fame".
quote: He knew exactly what he was doing, he knew it was wrong.
quote: e also hacked nothing, simply discovered a wide open door he could walk in and take whatever he wanted. Actual hackers must hate these guys sharing their label.
quote: It's similar to going to a local business, and finding they are closed for the day, but realize they didn't lock the door. So you decide to walk in and take a few things.
quote: ou know its wrong, there is 0 question if it is wrong, there is 0 question you are violating a law, yet you do it anyway.
quote: The only entity who has done anything wrong in this case is AT&T, for deploying that sorry excuse of a webservice in the first place.
quote: If you leave your car door unlocked with the keys in the ignition, and the car gets stolen, then yeah it's your fault. But that doesn't mean the thief didn't commit a crime.