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Hacking of celebrities' nude photos far less complex than thought

E-mail phishing scheme used to fool account users into divulging usernames and passwords

Jennifer Lawrence is among the celebrities whose photos were said to be in the Celebgate dump, and has confirmed that the photos were genuine.


THE man expected to plead guilty to stealing private, nude photographs of celebrities used an e-mail phishing scheme to access more than a hundred personal accounts. After a ton of speculation about how one of the biggest celebrity hacks in recent memory happened, it appears...

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