Friday, June 18, 2010

Follow up: the script that harvested iPad owners' email addresses

Praetorian Prefect | 114,000 iPad Owners: The Script that Harvested Their E-mail Addresses

If you're even curious about how someone could write something to take advantage of a web site, like AT&T's and their recent iPad owner email address debacle, Praetorian Prefect got a hold of and subsequently published the code that was used to harvest 114,000 email addresses of iPad owners.

While I'm not a developer, I have a lot of respect for those that are.  Reading through this, even if you're not a developer, you can see how it works.


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