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Bay Area Security Firm Hires ‘White Hat Hackers’ To Find Vulnerabilities In Digital Systems

Cyber-crime is big business in the digital age, so a Bay Area security firm has hired a sophisticated group of hackers to break into computer systems.

10/23/2014

The logo of mobile app 'Snapchat' is displayed on a tablet on January 2, 2014 in Paris. Hackers broke into Snapchat, the hugely popular mobile app, accessing the phone numbers and usernames of 4.6 million users and publishing them online, tech news website TechCrunch has announced. AFP PHOTO / LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Hackers Release 13 Gigabytes Of ‘Deleted’ Snapchat Photos

Many Snapchat users are nervously waiting for the other shoe to drop as hackers released hundreds of thousands of photos on Sunday that they thought were deleted, some of which are of nude minors.

10/13/2014

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Kaley Cuoco Opens Up About Nude Photo Leak

“The Big Bang Theory” star told Jimmy Kimmel how she find out her nude pictures had surfaced online

09/20/2014

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Singer Jill Scott Tweets Response To Nude Photo Leak

Soul singer took to Twitter to address whether the naked pics making the rounds are authentic…

09/04/2014

Actors Jennifer Lawrence (L) and Matthew McConaughey at the 86th Annual Academy Awards.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Promises of Prosecution After Nude Celebrity Photos Leaked—Is Cloud Storage Secure?

After actress Jennifer Lawrence’s nude photographs were leaked and posted online, there have been calls for prosecution as well as concerns over cloud storage security.

09/01/2014

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Mary Winstead, Victoria Justice, Ricky Gervais, Other Celebs Tweet Back After Nude Photos Stolen From Apple’s iCloud

Celebrities raged on Twitter Monday after hackers flooded the Internet with nude photos of everyone from Kim Kardashian to Jennifer Lawrence, Rihana, Ariana Grande, Kate Upton and Selena Gomez, apparently obtained from an attack on Apple’s iCloud online storage.

09/01/2014

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How To Protect YOUR Nude Photos On Apple ICloud And Other Sites After Hackers Exposed Celebrities’ Nude Pictures

The simplest way to avoid having your nude photos posted all over social media like those of Jennifer Lawrence, Kim Kardashian, Rihana, Selena Gomez, Kate Upton and dozens more were on Sunday, is a) not to take nude photos with any device connected to the Internet (or maybe don’t take them at all) and b) don’t upload them to the Internet for storage “in the cloud,” however some celebrities may not even realize their photos were stored on iCloud.

09/01/2014

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 04:  Actress Jennifer Lawrence attends The Hollywood Reporter Nominees' Night 2013 Celebrating The 85th Annual Academy Award Nominees at Spago on February 4, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Nude Celebrity Photos Flood 4Chan After Apple iCloud Hacked, Jennifer Lawrence, Rihana, Selena Gomez, Kate Upton, Kim Kardashian Victimized

A flurry of nude celebrity photos flooded the Internet’s nefarious back alley known as 4Chan Sunday night, showing the alleged nether-regions of such A-listers as Jennifer Lawrence, Kim Kardashian, Rihana, Mary Kate Olsen, Selena Gomez, Kate Upton, Victoria Justice, Ariana Grande, Kirsten Dunst, Krysten Ritter, Hope Solo, Kirsten Dunst, and many more.

09/01/2014

Screen shots of Secret iOS app. (Apple/Secret)

Anonymous Posters On Secret Social Media App Unmasked By Hackers Exploiting Flaw In Software

Users of the popular anonymous social media app Secret have been offering random confessions to their friends with the understanding that they won’t know who it is, a premise that was shattered by hackers who demonstrated that Secret is not secret.

08/22/2014

Federal Employee Charged With Hacking Celebrities Info

Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 Billion Internet Passwords

Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to a report published Tuesday.

08/06/2014

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