Apple and FBI Probe Suspected iCloud Celebrity Photo Hack

Apple and FBI Probe Suspected iCloud Celebrity Photo Hack

Investigations are currently underway by both the FBI and Apple regarding a security breach that led to the unauthorized release of private celebrity photographs, potentially involving iCloud.

According to The Telegraph, FBI spokesperson Laura Eimiller has confirmed the agency’s involvement in probing the incident.

Apple and FBI Probe Suspected iCloud Celebrity Photo Hack

“[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.”

Apple has also issued a response, as noted in an earlier statement, emphasizing the company’s commitment to user privacy and the seriousness with which it is treating these allegations.

The individual who initially distributed the images on 4chan claimed that he accessed them through iCloud.

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