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LOS ANGELES The FBI and Apple were urgently investigating Monday after an apparent massive hack of a cloud data service unleashed a torrent of intimate pictures of dozens coque samsung a8 coque smartphone samsung a40 of celebrities across coque momdad samsung j3 2016 the Internet.
Anonymous posters to online message boards boasted of having nude images of coque galaxy j3 samsung scores of female stars including Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence and top model Kate Upton.
Reports suggested hackers had “ripped” private images from Apple’s iCloud online data storage, a potentially embarrassing and damaging breach for the California tech giant.
“We take user privacy very seriously and are actively investigating this report,” said Apple spokeswoman Natalie Kerris, coque samsung j3 2017 avec bague the Re/code website reported.
The FBI has also joined the hunt, other US reports said.
“The FBI is aware of the allegations concerning computer intrusions and the unlawful release of material involving high profile individuals, and is coque de samsung j3 2016 lot de 3 addressing the matter,” The Los Angeles Times quoted Laura Eimiller, spokeswoman for the FBI in Los Angeles, as saying.
“Any further comment would be inappropriate at this time,” she added.
Some of the pictures had previously been circulated on message forums, and others appeared fake, but some major stars expressed outrage and threatened legal action.
“This is a flagrant violation of privacy.
Upton’s lawyer, Lawrence Shore, told Us Magazine: “We intend coque samsung j3 2016 avec ecriture to pursue anyone disseminating or duplicating coque samsung a40 stich coque iphone 11 these coque samsung a50 images to the fullest extent possible.”
By late Sunday, Twitter had begun suspending accounts that linked to the Lawrence photos, tech news site Mashable reported.
Among the scores coque samsung j3 2017 chanteur of celebrities whose pictures were allegedly stolen were singer Avril Lavigne, actress Hayden Panettiere and United States soccer star Hope Solo.
Former Nickelodeon star and singer Victoria Justice said the images claiming to show her nude were anything but the real deal.
“These so called nudes of me are FAKE people. Let me nip this in the bud right now. pun intended” she tweeted.
A spokesperson for actress and pop star Ariana Grande told BuzzFeed that images said to be of her are “completely fake.”
But horror movie actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead confirmed that some of her private pictures were in circulation and condemned those who stole them and who circulated them.
“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,” she tweeted.
“Knowing those photos were deleted long ago, I can only imagine the creepy effort that went into this. coque iphone xr Feeling for everyone who got hacked.”
The scale of the breach became apparent on Sunday when users of the 4chan message board, a diverse online community that has been criticized in the past for misogyny, began sharing pictures.
Some more mainstream news and entertainment sites took up the story and some linked to the images before taking them down amid legal threats and public outrage.
According to a report on news and gossip site Gawker, users of a AnonIB an anonymous photo sharing platform have been coque samsung a20 boasting of a hack since last week.
Some users, hiding behind pseudonyms, made an apparent attempt to sell the pictures or to trade them with fellow hackers for others.
Tech news site The Next Web reported what it said was evidence that hackers had found a weakness in Apple’s “Find my iPhone” service, an app that tracks lost coque samsung j3 2016 camouflage or stolen handsets.
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News site Deadspin said it had been contacted in early August by a source claiming he had been offered the pictures for sale.
The scale of the hack, and the targeting of women in the public eye, quickly revived coque samsung a20e incassable the debate on social media about privacy concerns and about misogyny on the Internet.
The scandal also posed a public relations coque de samsung j3 2016 3d disney challenge to tech companies, who have coque souple samsung galaxy j4 been marketing online storage like iCloud, DropBox or GoogleDrive as a safe haven for users’ private data.
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