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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

Hacker Group Disrupts Bay Area Rapid Transit

Is TweetDeck Safe? How To Make Sure Your Twitter Account Isn’t Compromised

Is Tweetdeck still safe after a security vulnerability Wednesday allowed random code to be tweeted out on accounts from journalists, celebrities, and even a top White House communications aide? There are a few critical steps you can take to make sure your Twitter account is as secure as possible, including changing your password, and more importantly, revoking access to apps that use Twitter.

06/11/2014

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Iranian Hackers Created Fake Social Network Profiles To Spy On US

The firm iSight Partners uncovered an espionage campaign which targeted more than 2,000 U.S. military and political leaders.

05/30/2014

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San Francisco District Attorney Looks To Create High-Tech Crime Unit

George Gascon is looking to create a high-tech crime unit to combat the increasing problem of cybercrime in the city.

05/21/2014

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Homeland Security Warns Against Using Microsoft Internet Explorer Until Security Gap Is Fixed

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned of a massive hack of Microsoft Corp’s Internet Explorer, advising the public to use different browsers.

04/28/2014

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Bay Area Security Firm That Revealed Target Breach Details Changing Tactics For Cybercriminals

Crooks have already used the HeartBleed bug to break into a major corporation’s network system. While it’s unclear whether the bad guys stole anything, statistics show cybercrime is on the rise, the crooks are changing tactics, and the playing field has exploded.

04/23/2014

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