Yes, celebrities can also be hacked. Everyone can. And they may especially be the main objective, since their personal information is, unfortunately, very valuable because of its great public interest. In most of these cases they take advantage of the inattention of the user or a security breach, but they also use brute force to obtain the credentials of their personal accounts. The objective varies depending on each cybercriminal, but there are usually two reasons they do it:. How did it happen?
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This list contains information about celebrities who have been hacked, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors , musicians, and athletes have been the victims of hackings. Some of these celebrities' cell phones were hacked, while others had their iCloud accounts hacked.
Mark Zuckerberg hacked because he had the same password for his social networks
Fill out the form below, or call us at Naked celebrity hacks have been on the rise over the years. Ever since the massive celebrity nude leak in , celebrities have been on edge, with their most private information at risk of being released to everyone online. From Kate Upton to Miley Cyrus , these are some of the most notable people to have been hacked. In , hackers released a list of celebrities who had been allegedly hacked and had private photos released online. The pop superstar allegedly had intimate photos released from her hacked phone.
Nude photos of more than A-list celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence, have been leaked online after reports suggest an anonymous hacker was able to gain access to Apple's online storage system, iCloud. A 4Chan user posted the trove of photos Sunday night, writing the celebrities were in "various states of undress" in the images. On Monday morning, many of the celebrities were shooting back against the alleged hack. But the spokesperson had sharp words for anyone thinking about posting the photos. Lawyers for Upton, a model and actress, had similar comments saying they "intend to pursue anyone disseminating or duplicating these illegally obtained images to the fullest extent possible. Winstead took to Twitter to voice her anger about the possibility of people looking at her personal photos. 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. Knowing those photos were deleted long ago, I can only imagine the creepy effort that went into this.