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2 min ago | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

5 Things about the celeb nude photo scandal

A hacker's invasion of dozens of celebrity iCloud accounts, leading to the embarrassing leaking of nude photos, has lessons for us all.

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Related Topix: iCloud, Computer Security, Instagram, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, iPod touchiPad App, Find My iPhone, Entertainment

2 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Apple: Some nude shots taken from stars' accounts

Apple said Tuesday that hackers obtained nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities by pilfering images from individual accounts rather than through a broader attack on the company's services.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Silver Linings Playbook, Computer Security, Jennifer Lawrence, iCloud

6 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

In light of celebrity hacks, how to keep your data secure while backing up to the cloud

In this May 10, 2014 file photo, Jennifer Lawrence attends the "X-Men: Days of Future Past" world premiere in New York.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Cloud Computing, Science, Computer Science, iCloud

8 hrs ago | Preston Citizen

Photos 'not result of Apple breach'

Hundreds of naked photos and explicit videos of Hollywood stars were not hacked by breaches in the security of Apple's computer systems, the firm said tonight.

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Related Topix: iCloud, Computer Security, Sex Scandal

9 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Home Depot credit cards may have been hacked

A massive batch of credit and debit card information that went on sale on a criminal internet store may be from Home Depot stores.

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Related Topix: Home Depot, Retail, Household Products, Computer Security

10 hrs ago | TheBostonChannel.com

Naked celeb hack lesson: 'Delete' doesn't mean delete

That's the reality today because of how modern phones, tablets and laptops save your data.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Computers, iCloud, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, Google Drive, iPhone App, iPhone, Opinion

13 hrs ago | Magic 107.9

On Hunt for Nude-Photo Hackers: FBI, Apple, Reddit

The FBI says it is "addressing" the photo dump, Apple says it is "actively investigating" reports that its iCloud service was breached, the Los Angeles Times reports - and Reddit users are also on the case.

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Related Topix: iCloud

17 hrs ago | Mashable

Space Sex Geckos Dead on Reentry, Russia Reveals

The five heroic sex geckos sent into space on July 19 to study sexual reproduction in zero gravity died before returning to Earth on Monday, Russian officials said.

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Related Topix: Space

21 hrs ago | The Sand Trap

The times in which we live - female actress photo leaks

I don't condone people stealing other's private pictures, but as a famous person , you gotta know that this thing can happen.

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Related Topix: Computer Security

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Prince George Citizen

South America's elusive LulzSecPeru hackers embarrass politicians with dumped emails

This screenshot shows a July 3, 2014 tweet by the hacking group LulzSecPeru after it claimed to have hacked Peru's government's CERT network emergency center.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, World News, Peru, Prison

KION 46

How celebrities' nude photos get leaked

A combination of a common Internet scam, weak passwords and a since-fixed vulnerability in Apple's photo backup service could be to blame.

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Related Topix: Computer Security

Daily Mail

Sam Attwater married Vicky Ogden in a romantic star-studded wedding ceremony

Are your iCloud photos STILL at risk? Apple unable to offer any assurances to millions of users 24 hours after hackers leaked 101 celebrities' naked images online Celeb hacker 'on the run': FBI investigates as mystery man who calls himself 'OriginalGuy' claims responsibility for stealing hundreds of stars' nude photos Revealed: Hacked nude ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sam Attwater, Wedding, iCloud, Computer Security

Preston Citizen

Culture Secretary Sajid Javid has warned internet search engine...

Culture Secretary Sajid Javid says there could be a new law if web firms do not crack down on pirate sites Culture Secretary Sajid Javid has warned internet search engine companies legislation could be introduced if they do not make "real progress" in clamping down on links to pirate websites.

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Related Topix: Internet, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

USA Today

Report: Apple fixes bug exposing nude celeb photos

Apple has fixed a bug that might have enabled hackers to gain access to iCloud accounts - and leak nude photos of celebrities - according to a tech report Monday.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, iCloud, Find My iPhone, iPod touchiPad App, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Twitter

CNN

Lawrence targeted in nude photo scandal

In a major breach of privacy, a hacker leaked a series of pictures allegedly showing Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities in the nude.

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Related Topix: Silver Linings Playbook, Computer Security, Jennifer Lawrence, Entertainment

Mirror.co.uk

Jennifer Lawrence leaked nude photos: Apple iCloud password hack...

Tech experts are now saying weak passwords gave hackers the chance to access private pictures thanks to a software glitch Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities whose private pictures were leaked online may have had their Apple's iCloud passwords stolen by hacking software.

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Related Topix: iCloud, Computer Security, GitHub, Dropbox, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, Google Drive, iPhone App

Warrington Guardian

Jennifer Lawrence is one of the celebrities to be targeted by a hacker

The hacker broke into the stars' iCloud accounts and published the photos on image website 4Chan, in what is thought to be the biggest celebrity hacking scandal ever.

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Related Topix: Computer Security

Cybercast News Service

Alibaba IPO comes with unusual structure

In this photo taken Friday May 9, 2014, Jack Ma, founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group, speaks to newly weds employees of the company during a group wedding held 102 couples in Hangzhou in east China's Zhejiang province.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, World News, China, Asia, Internet, Baidu

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Yahoo!

Celebs exposed in huge nude photo leak

Jennifer Lawrence, Ariana Grande, Kate Upton, Kirsten Dunst and Aussie model Teresa Palmer are among a slew of celebrities whose nude photos have been leaked online.

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Related Topix: Computer Security

San Jose Mercury News

Livermore: Suspect arrested in party shooting

Livermore police on Sunday arrested a man suspected of shooting into a residence in the 200 block of South Q Street shortly after midnight Saturday and wounding five partygoers, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Livermore, CA

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