Apple issues statement on celeb photo hack, says iCloud / Find my iPhone not to blame

Shawn Knight

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Apple on Tuesday issued an update on their investigation into the unprecedented theft of photos of dozens of celebrities over the weekend. In it, the Cupertino-based company said none of the cases they've looked into resulted from a breach in any...

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davislane1

As a general rule of thumb, if you're going to snap pictures of yourself that you don't want getting out, don't store them on connected devices. It saves a lot of tissues...err... problems, in the long-run.

The only thing more amusing than the story are the responses some of the celebrities have provided.
 

Snowden

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Wow, Apple actually investigated something for more than 20 minutes this time.

The best preventative measure is....throw away your NSAphone, I mean iPhone.

The next best thing is NEVER upload or share any photos of yourself. It's a no-brainer really, but this has become a 'selfie' obsessed society.
 
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Chris Just

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Ues the cloud for photos that make some porn look tame then you need your head looked at! It is just crazy to think with all the hacking going on today that anything on line is safe. I even quit using my credit card online and in stores because of all the places hacked like Target, Home depo, Sony Ect.
 

Chris Just

TS Enthusiast
Wow, Apple actually investigated something for more than 20 minutes this time.

The best preventative measure is....throw away your NSAphone, I mean iPhone.

The next best thing is NEVER upload or share any photos of yourself. It's a no-brainer really, but this has become a 'selfie' obsessed society.
When rich people are involved you know the company and feds get involved but if it was a normal joe they would not have even investagated nor would the feds be involved.
 

captaincranky

TechSpot Addict
OK, we have been going on over and over about this, time and time again. If anything happens to you with your iPhone, "you're holding it wrong".

For example, holding your iPhone while you're naked is, "holding it wrong".

Letting someone else hold your iPhone while you're naked is, "holding it wrong", also.

And do use a strong 14 digit password. Something like, "123456LOOKATME"

For nude pictures of Miley Cyrus, save the time and trouble of hacking her phone, just download any of her recent music videos.
 
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User identification with username and password on a website should be STOPPED!
OK it is handy but it is too easy to get those credentials by phishing.
 

Skidmarksdeluxe

TS Evangelist
Ues the cloud for photos that make some porn look tame then you need your head looked at! It is just crazy to think with all the hacking going on today that anything on line is safe. I even quit using my credit card online and in stores because of all the places hacked like Target, Home depo, Sony Ect.
If you're not going to use your credit card, can I?