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Celebrity nude photos accessed by phishing, source says
Celebrity nude photos accessed by phishing, source says

Naked photos of Jennifer Lawrence and dozens of other celebrities were hacked from their Apple devices with the aid of phishing, according to a source familiar with the investigation. Phishing is a technique that hackers use to get information by pretending to be a trustworthy entity to gain access to passwords, personal emails and other security details. The source, who spoke on the condition of annoymity, did not provide details about what happened. But in general, phishing involves hackers pretending to be a communications provider or computer company seeking to check security information. The hacker or hackers involved in this case managed to garner the stars’...

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