Monday, February 27, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Oppo Brings 5X Optical Zoom To Dual-camera Smartphones
Kingston Ships 2TB USB Flash Drive
One-Blue Lowers Blu-ray Licensing Fees
Twitch to Sell Video Games on Streaming Site
Personal Computing Devices Outlook Remains Mildly Negative, Detachable Tablets And Convertible Notebooks See Growth
Gionee Launch New Selfie-focused A1 And A1 Plus Smartphones
RICOH R 360-degree, Live Streaming Camera Available For Pre-order
SD Association Adds Higher App Performance Class And Low Voltage Signaling
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Apple's...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, September 01, 2014
Apple's iCloud Could Have Allowed Celebrity Nude-Photo Leak


Apple’s iCloud service may have been used to illegally access nude photos of actress and celebrities, an issue that could hurt the company's profile as it prepares to unveil its newest iPhone.

Hackers posted the nude photos on the image-sharing website 4chan, the Telegraph in London reported on Monday. The photos targeting more than 100 celebrities were allegedly obtained by breaking into iCloud accounts, the newspaper said.

The iCloud service lets users store contacts, e-mails, photos and other personal information on external systems they can access virtually. Apple has fixed a bug in its “Find My iPhone” software that may have allowed hackers to gain access to the celebrity iCloud accounts.

Apple said it is investigating the reports."We take user privacy very seriously and are actively investigating this report," Apple spokeswoman Nat Kerris said in a statement.

In addition, The FBI said on Monday it was addressing allegations, although it did not say what actions it was taking to investigate who was responsible for posting naked photos of the stars.

The celebrity hack comes days before Apple’s scheduled Sept. 9 product announcement. The company will introduce bigger-display iPhones and a wearable device at the event.



Previous
Next
Pioneer DDJ-WeGO3 Allows You To Mix Tracks from Spotify or iTunes        All News        Google To Launch New Budget Phone In India
Apple Says ICloud Not Breached     General Computing News      Miraisens Showcases Touchable 3D Tech

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Samsung, Apple To Focus On Bio Authentication Services
Apple's 5th Generation Apple TV Coming This Year With 4K Support
Apple Sold More Phones Than Samsung in the Fourth Quarter of 2016
Apple Could Use BOE's AMOLEDs For Future iPhones
Apple Joins The Qi Wireless Power Consortium
Amazon's Fire TV Head Will Run Apple TV Business
Apple To Make iPhones in Bangalore by April
Apple Said To Work On Its own Chip For Macs
Latest iPhones Fueled Apple's Record First Quarter Results
Apple Ditches The iPhone Activation Lock Tracking Tool
Apple To Join Amazon, Google, Facebook in AI Group
Apple Sues Qualcomm in China

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .