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Celebrity cybersecurity consultants protect stars from hackers

Celebrity cybersecurity consultants protect stars from hackers

The celebrity entourage has a new member.

Now joining the ranks of hairdressers, nannies, brand managers and personal chefs are computer security experts, entrusted by the rich and the famous to stave off threats to social media accounts, smartphones and home networks.

Cybersecurity consultants to the stars are paid to spare their clients the type of trauma experienced by actress Jennifer Lawrence when hackers stole her nude photos or then-Sony Pictures Entertainment co-chair Amy Pascal after her emails were made public.

The job isn’t easy, as all Internet users run the risk of being targeted by hackers looking to make a buck...

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