While no victims were named in court documents, the investigation began after Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities, including actresses Kirsten Dunst and Gabrielle Union and model Kate Upton, complained in interviews about having their private photos end up publicly disseminated online. According to a plea agreement signed by Majerczyk, he illegally accessed accounts on Apple Inc's iCloud and Alphabet Inc's Google Gmail accounts belonging to more than people, using an email "phishing" ploy to obtain their user names and passwords. Through this scheme, Majerczyk was able to access full iCloud backups belonging to numerous victims, including at least 30 celebrities, many of whom reside in the Los Angeles area, the plea agreement stated. Majerczyk, who resides in Chicago and Orland Park, Illinois, was originally charged in Los Angeles, but his case was transferred to Illinois as part of his plea agreement. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? Start your Independent Premium subscription today. Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile. Long reads. UK Politics. Lib Dems.
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A 4chan user claims to have released nude photos of several female celebrities in a major hacking. The hacker said that he or she leaked photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, and a host of other stars. Any further comment would be inappropriate at this time. The hacker claims to have more NSFW pics as well as videos. The user offered to release more media in exchange for money. A rep for Ariana Grande told BuzzFeed that the photos of her are "completely fake. Horror movie actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead lashed out at the hacker on Twitter. Feeling for everyone who got hacked. We intend to pursue anyone disseminating or duplicating these illegally obtained images to the fullest extent possible. US Edition U.
Images of more than well-known actors, singers and celebrities, including what appear to be nude photos and videos, may have been exposed by a hacker in a major breach of privacy. On Sunday a user on the 4chan website posted a list of mostly female actors and public figures, including Jennifer Lawrence, Avril Lavigne, Kim Kardashian, Rihanna, Kirsten Dunst, Aubrey Plaza and Winona Ryder, of whom they claim to have explicit photographs or videos. A number of photos from some celebrities, including Hunger Games star Lawrence, have since been circulating on file-sharing and photo sites. The release of the images has drawn varying responses from the celebrities, with some conceding they are real photos and others denying their veracity.
Naked pictures of Jennifer Lawrence were leaked on photo website 4chan on August 31 Dozens of explicit photographs of the Hunger Games star appeared online - one of celebrities that hackers claimed to have targeted. Jennifer first shot to fame in film Winter's Bone and went on to give an Oscar winning performance in Silver Linings Playbook. Jennifer Lawrence nude photos.