That rumor has now been partially confirmed, as a topless selfie of Upton was posted to the photo sharing site Imgur just moments after the Justice photos surfaced. Garofano, who pleaded guilty to the computer crime in April, was sentenced Wednesday in a federal court in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Posts on the websites 4chan and Reddit said the celebrities were exposed when a hacker broke into their cloud-based storage. Feeling for everyone who got hacked. Some more mainstream news and entertainment sites took up the story — and some linked to the images before taking them down amid legal threats and public outrage. The authorities have been contacted and will prosecute anyone who posts the stolen photos of Jennifer Lawrence.
Only now that man has come forward to say that he has nothing to do with the crime; he was merely trying to scam 4chan users out of bitcoins. I can't imagine being that thoughtless and careless and so empty inside. Sports Illustrated model Kate Upton was also hacked and confirmed through a rep that the photos of her were legitimate. Just the fact that somebody can be sexually exploited and violated, and the first thought that crosses somebody's mind is to make a profit from it. The baseball player and model had very private photos released online by a hacker Aug. Even people who I know and love say, 'Oh, yeah, I looked at the pictures. Earlier this week, a post started on 4chan claimed a wealth of celebrity nudes--a large cache in possession of a hacker who'd gained access to several celebrities' alleged personal photos—would leak on Sunday.
When contacted by Mashable on Sunday, a spokesperson for Lawrence issued the following statement: This is a flagrant violation of privacy. It also announced that it had removed photos on its servers after the legal owners requested they do so. Feeling for everyone who got hacked. They are offering the guy who hacked the phones of celebs 6 figure sums to sell them. This post will be updated with more information as it breaks. Also Read: Thus far, Garofano has received the lightest prison sentence among the conspirators.
And many of the posters at 4chan as well as and beyond are more than happy to acknowledge that's all they'll be doing this Labor Day. The hacker who leaked photos of several big-time celebrities in 2014 is feeling remorseful and ashamed of his actions. But then others disagree; everything is gospel but nothing is for real. Let me nip this in the bud right now. It is a part of my life that I will always regret, as it has never been a reflection of who I am as an individual.
And both Lawrence and Upton have not publicly commented yet. The law needs to be changed, and we need to change. We hope this hacker is brought to justice! It was so stupid — I saw a lot of people posting the actual leaks and bitcoin addresses and I've read a lot about bitcoin and how they're are valuable and I thought, oh cool I'll get free bit coins. Among the scores of celebrities whose pictures were allegedly stolen were singer Avril Lavigne, actress Hayden Panettiere and United States soccer star Hope Solo. Edward Majerczyk, 29, and Ryan Collins, 36, pleaded guilty and. Kate Upton found fame from posing in sexy photos — but after being involved in a celebrity phone hack, there are new nude images the model does not want shared out there. Actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead took to Twitter last night to scold not just the person who leaked her photos, but anyone taking the time out to look at them.
Former Nickelodeon star and singer Victoria Justice said the images claiming to show her nude were anything but the real deal. It was long distance, and either your boyfriend is going to look at porn or he's going to look at you. Following the Lawrence scandal, the hacker posted amidst rumors that he was targeting starlets such as Ariana Grande and Kate Upton next. I just can't imagine being that detached from humanity. Let me nip this in the bud right now. Feeling for everyone who got hacked. The images began spreading all over the web and Twitter on Sunday evening.
The latest celeb to confirm the legitimacy of their racy pics? Edward Majerczyk was given nine. Online posts claim more than 100 celebrities are part of the illicit cache and that more photos will be released. Many are promising further leaks if people are prepared to pay up, which muddies the already muddy waters. At least one actress admitted in a scathing Twitter post that the images were authentic. If These Photos Were Too Tame For You Check Out. Several different female actresses and celebrities found themselves caught up in a massive hacking campaign yesterday when nude photos of them were posted online.
The leak is possibly part of a reportedly larger hack affecting several celebrity women. Garofano was one of four men arrested in the 2014 hacking scandal, which led to the leak of private photos of Kim Kardashian, Kirsten Dunst, Vanessa Hudgens, Rihanna, Kate Bosworth, Hayden Panettiere and Lake Bell, among others. I was in a loving, healthy, great relationship for four years. Early word of the images began spreading on 4Chan earlier in the day, where posters claimed that the images were the result of hacker intrusions on a number of iCloud accounts and smartphones. And Kate Upton has it, the whole package, and then some extra poured on that. Posters on 4chan and Reddit claimed that the celebrities were hacked through their iCloud accounts, though that hasn't been verified, and the method is unclear. Let me nip this in the bud right now.