Nude photos and videos of Kim Kardashian West, Jennifer Lawrence, Vanessa Hudgens, Rihanna, Kate Bosworth, Gabrielle Union, Hayden Panitierre, Avril Lavigne, Kaley Cuoco and Hope Solo are being posted online, again. The hacker/hackers releasing the photos and videos must not be worried about getting caught by the feds.
Apple hyped its release of iOS 8 and touted its amazing new features. Unfortunately, we can’t use all of them. Steve Jobs would not be happy with Apple’s execution of its most recent product launches – other than the record breaking iPhone sales.
This is an update to my two prior posts (Post 1 and Post 2) on iPhitness.com relating to the celeb hacking scandal based on a press release by Apple and updated news sources.
According to a statement Apple released to the media on Tuesday, hackers targeted individual celeb iCloud accounts. Apple’s vague statement leaves a number of questions unanswered and appears to blame its loyal and trusting users.
Apple’s investigation determined that iCloud was not breached by the hacker(s) who posted nude photos of celebs on the web. Apple reports that iCloud was not responsible for the theft and release of the celeb photos nor were flaws in Apple’s “Find my iPhone” utility.
Upon learning of the theft of celeb photos, Apple was outraged and immediately mobilized its engineers to determine the source, noting that Apple’s “customers’ privacy and security are of utmost importance to [Apple].” Even though Apple determined it was not the source of the hack, Apple continues to work with law enforcement to identify the cause and perpetrators of the hacks. Continue reading UPDATE: Apple’s iCloud IS NOT the Source of Hacked Celeb Photos→
Unless you live under a rock or had a few margaritas too many this Labor Day weekend you would have read or heard about the theft of some very personal and risqué photos of some of the sexiest celebs – including Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Mary Kate Olsen, Hillary Duff and Ariana Grande – and release of these photos across the web on sites including 4chan, Twitter and Reddit. The FBI, celeb lawyers and publicists are already involved in investigating the theft and damage control.