The hackers who leaked explicit photos of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton will likely face jail time, if previous cases are any indication. Justice Department has a history of taking a hard stance against hackers who target celebrities —- though prison sentences have varied. In December , Christopher Chaney was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to hacking into the personal email accounts of stars including Scarlett Johansson , Mila Kunis and Christina Aguilera. Chaney, from Jacksonville, Florida, pleaded guilty in federal court in Los Angeles of counts that included wiretapping and unauthorized access to a computer. In March, Jared Abrahams, a computer science student from southern California, was sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to hacking into the personal computers of several women, including Cassidy Wolf, a former Miss Teen USA.
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Kate Upton was one of the targets of the iCloud hack. As MailOnline reports, AnonIB was the anonymous porn-sharing forum where alleged leaker "OriginalGuy" first hinted at a collection of stolen celebrity photographs, and the site maintains a thriving marketplace where hackers openly sell their services. Here's an ad on the site from a user looking to trade leaked celebrity photos:. This user advertises in both English and French to reach the most customers:.
Over the weekend, dozens of intimate and private photos belonging to famous women were published to the Internet, awakening a dormant kraken of horny males all flocking to their computers in chorus. But how were the photos obtained? The details are sordid and unclear, although more information will likely trickle out over the next few days. According to GitHub , as of Monday, Apple patched this flawed alarm system—and significantly, in a statement , Apple flat-out denied that the breach concerned iCloud or Find My iPhone.
I'm going to be honest with you. I've had my tabloid-induced theories about the couple for a while now, so any opportunity to confirm or deny rumors about their alleged romance excites me. As the initial hysteria surrounding the pictures wore off, though, I began to realize how serious the situation was, and my happiness shifted to concern. The person who released those photos got them by hacking into the iCloud account of Styles' mother, Anne Twist, who deactivated her social media accounts right after the incident.