This whole reboot started when Modern Family star Sarah Hyland got hacked and her nude photos were posted online by an unnamed hacker in July, and also false claims of an impending leak involving Kylie Jenner and Victoria Justice also surfaced, although no pictures ended up online. However, yesterday, a fresh batch of nude pictures went live on a series of websites, with the list of impacted celebrities including former Miss England and Miss Great Britain Danielle Lloyd and American actress Anne Hathaway. No details were provided as to how the hacks happened and how the photos were stolen, but there is a good chance that it all took place through compromised iCloud accounts. The Fappening started in when a hacker managed to access the iCloud accounts of several celebrities, stealing photos which were taken with iPhones and then uploaded to the cloud, either or automatically by their devices for backup purposes. According to a report from British media that 2 different top TV stars in the United Kingdom have appeared in photos published on X-rated websites, though their names were not disclosed.
Sign up for cybersecurity newsletter and get latest news updates delivered straight to your inbox daily. Collins was trapped by the Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI and in the process of the trial, the hacker revealed that…. The Fappening did not involve Apple's iCloud services being compromised through password cracking or brute-forcing, but rather it was the result of simple Social Engineering , in the form of Phishing Attacks. Yes, The Fappening scandal was the result of Social Engineering tricks, while we believed that Apple's iCloud services had targeted under brute-force password hacking attacks.
Since then, there have been a number of smaller-scale leaks , but now it appears another leak of the same caliber has taken place, with celebrities like Amanda Seyfried and Emma Watson allegedly being first affected. The hacker has also reportedly named Kylie Jenner, Marisa Tomei, and several others. The pictures were then posted to sites like sites like Reddit and Celeb Jihad, from where they can be notoriously difficult to take down.
The Fappening 2. An unnamed source close to Willoughby said there are no such pictures. Various people claim there are private photos of many more celebrities allegedly circulating online already or that will be released soon. Last week, actress Emma Watson took legal action after her photos were stolen and posted online. They are not nude photographs.