Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Following reports over the weekend that photos of celebrities were stolen from Apple‘s (AAPL) iCloud online service, the company this afternoon issued a statement on the matter, saying that a 40-hour investigation found that “certain celebrity accounts were compromised by a very targeted attack on [...]
Apple has acknowledged that a security breach of user accounts resulted in a number of celebrity nude photos being leaked. But the company denies that it had anything to do with iCloud. That’s good news for you, and troubling to hear if you’re a celeb with undiscovered nudes floating around. More »
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Don't blame security flaws in Apple's iCloud for the theft and distribution this weekend of several nude photos of prominent actresses including Jennifer Lawrence, Kirsten Dunst, and Kate Upton, the electronic company says. After aShow More Summary
The company described it as "a very targeted attack"
Following the shocking celebrity nude photo scandal that began on Sunday, Apple launched an investigation into the security of its iCloud service to determine if it had been compromised by hackers. The company reports - perhaps not surprisingly...Show More Summary
Apple said that its iCloud systems have not been breached Tuesday and that thieves stole celebrity photos from Apple accounts by targeting individuals, rather than by breaking into the company's infrastructure. "After more than 40 hours of investigation, we have discovered that certain celebrity accounts were compromised by a very targeted attack on user names, passwords […]
Apple has just released a press statement updating its investigation into the weekend breach of celebrity photos. As noted in the press release, the company says that none of the cases investigated were the result of any breach of Apple's systems...
Apple released a statement today denying that the cache of nude celebrity photos released over the weekend were obtained as a result of a security breach in iCloud, its cloud data-storage service. Instead, the company says, an internal investigation found "that certain celebrity accounts were compromised by a very targeted... More »
After an internal investigation, Apple is claiming that its iCloud and Find my iPhone services were not compromised in a recent mass leak of private celebrity photos. Here’s the company’s media advisory: We wanted to provide an update to our investigation into the theft of photos of certain celebrities. Show More Summary
Apple acknowledged on Tuesday that celebrity accounts had been accessed and photos stolen, but it disavowed any systemic breach of its systems. In the statement, the company says it was "outraged" by the leaked photos that began appearing...Show More Summary
Apple has admitted to a security breach that resulted in a number of celebrity nude photos being leaked. But! The company denies that it had anything to do with iCloud. The investigation remains ongoing, however. Read more...
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After a huge number of nude celebrity photos were leaked over the weekend, you should take a moment to ensure the photos that you have on your phone are safe. A bug in Apple's iCloud, the company's cloud system that automatically backs up some phone data, may have played a part in the hack. Show More Summary
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The stream of component leaks surrounding the rumored 5.5-inch variant of Apple's next-generation iPhone has begun to kick up just one week before the company makes its official announcement, with a new high-capacity battery said to be destined for the "phablet" device appearing from Asia.
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Apple has announced that the company is “actively investigating” if there is a link between iCloud and the leak of many celebrities’ private nude photos. “We take user privacy very seriously and are actively investigating this report,” a spokesperson for Apple told Bloomberg. While no other details were provided, it has been confirmed that Apple [...]
It's the scandal that's threatening to bring down the Internet: Some loser hacker has broken into the cell phones and computers of famous women throughout Hollywood, posting photos of Jennifer Lawrence nude and Kaley Cuoco nude online...Show More Summary