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Law enforcement iCloud hacking tool used in Jennifer Lawrence nude photos theft

03
Sep
2014

Apple on Tuesday confirmed that various celebrities using iPhones have had their iTunes accounts hacked by third parties who managed to steal sensitive information including nude pictures and videos, but revealed that a massive iCloud security issue isn’t to blame. Instead, attackers used other means of associating user names and passwords to get into their targets’ iCloud accounts. Wired has learned more details about the massive hack, revealing that a law enforcement tool may have been used in the attacks. FROM EARLIER: Claimed hacker behind iCloud nude photos theft says it took ‘months’ of planning to pull off heist The compromising data theft has been denied by some of the many celebrities affected, although others, including actress Jennifer Lawrence, confirmed

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