Nude photos purportedly showing many top stars, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence and pop star Rihanna, bounced around social media Sunday, in an apparent massive hacking leak, US media reported. The actress' agent, meanwhile, vowed to take legal action. The authorities have been contacted and will prosecute anyone who posts the stolen photos of Jennifer Lawrence," her representative told TMZ entertainment website. Let me nip this in the bud right now. To those of you looking at photos I took with my husband years ago in the privacy of our home, hope you feel great about yourselves.
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ICloud leaks of celebrity photos
What does the hack mean for your own cloud security? Here are all of your nude selfie-related questions answered. A number of celebrities were targeted this week in an attack that exposed nude photos -- some said to be real, others fake -- stored in Apple iCloud accounts. Here's what we know and what it means about your own cloud security. Celebrities whose iCloud photos were leaked fell victim as a result of targeted attacks, according to the latest reports and information released by Apple.
Apple iCloud leaks photos of British Athletes without clothes
As nude celebrity photos spilled onto the web over the weekend , blame for the scandal has rotated from the scumbag hackers who stole the images to a researcher who released a tool used to crack victims' iCloud passwords to Apple, whose security flaws may have made that cracking exploit possible in the first place. That software is sold by Moscow-based forensics firm Elcomsoft and intended for government agency customers. Apple's security nightmare began over the weekend, when hackers began leaking nude photos that included shots of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, and Kirsten Dunst. That gives the intruders access to far more data, he says, including videos, application data, contacts, and text messages. On Tuesday afternoon, Apple issued a statement calling the security debacle a "very targeted attack on user names, passwords and security questions.
Jump to navigation. Nude photos of tens of celebrities, including Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence, were circulating on the web on Monday after a possible security breach in Apple's iCloud storage service. The photos, which were probably collected from the iCloud accounts of respective celebrities after hackers gained access to the Apple servers, were first shared on 4Chan, a popular website that allows people to share random photos anonymously.