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iPad User Data Exposed by Security Flaw: AT&T

 
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 10, 2010 5:49 am    Post subject: iPad User Data Exposed by Security Flaw: AT&T Reply with quote

iPad User Data Exposed by Security Flaw: AT&T


AT&T said on Wednesday some users of Apple's iPad have had personal information exposed via a network security flaw, two months after the tablet computer was launched and
smashed sales expectations.

The breach, first reported by the website Gawker, led to the exposure only of email addresses, AT&T said in a statement. The wireless operator has exclusive U.S. rights to carry the iPad and the popular iPhone.

The company apologized and said it will inform any customers who had been impacted by the security breach. AT&T said it learned of the problem on Monday and has since corrected the flaw.  (Source: CNBC)


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