Coconuts: Kirsten Dunst Leads Celeb Anger at Apple Over Stars’ Nude iCloud Images StolenPosted: September 2, 2014
From Mail Online: Kirsten Dunst has become the first celebrity to publicly criticize Apple after it emerged that a flaw in the ‘Find My iPhone‘ function of its iCloud service may have helped an unknown hacker steal nude photos of her and ‘100 other celebrities’.
The Spiderman star tweeted ‘Thank you iCloud’ along with icons representing a slice of pizza and a pile of poo on Monday afternoon, the day after naked photos of her were published online.
The supposed hacker behind the scandal has claimed that they broke into stars’ iCloud accounts, including those of Dunst, Hunger Games actress Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and Rihanna, before publishing them on 4chan, the image-sharing forum.
A list of the alleged victims of the hack – a staggering 101 in total – has also been posted online; most of whom have not seen any photographs leaked by the hacker.
Yesterday, British actress Emma Watson, a friend of Lawrence, condemned the ‘lack of empathy’ shown by social media users towards victims of the hack.
She tweeted: ‘Even worse than seeing women’s privacy violated on social media is reading the accompanying comments that show such a lack of empathy.’
In a statement issued on Monday afternoon, the FBI confirmed that it had begun an investigation.
‘The FBI is aware of the allegations concerning computer intrusions and the unlawful release of material involving high profile individuals, and is addressing the matter. Any further comment would be inappropriate at this time.’
Following the publication of the images on Sunday night, experts have voiced their concerns over how the hacker managed…(read more)
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