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Lazaro
Dec 29, 2007


http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011...n20044966.shtml

quote:

There are lots of red faces in Hollywood after a ring of hackers stole naked images of at least 50 female celebrities from their cell phones and computers, reports CBS News correspondent Sandra Hughes.

The victims are said to include A-listers such as Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Alba, Christina Aguilera and Miley Cyrus.

"Generally," Us magazine News Editor Natalie Thomas told CBS News, "the community is worried and scared and fearful."

According to TMZ.com, former "High School Musical" star Vanessa Hudgens met with the FBI Thursday to discuss nude photos stolen from her e-mail account.

And it's not the first time her privacy has been violated. Back in 2007, Hudgens' files were hacked and naked pictures posted online. "This happened years ago," Thomas says, "where the photos were released, and she went through public spectacle and embarrassment. And it's now happening again."

Photos of Cyrus in compromising positions were stolen and shared on the web in 2008. And while the FBI won't reveal the depth of its investigation, the [probe allegedly includes singing sensations Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato.

The images show "private moments exposed in very public way," Hughes points out, "and no one knows who might be next or where this will end."

On "The Early Show on Saturday Morning," co-anchor Russ Mitchell surmised, "The big lesson here is don't put this stuff on your cell phone." And cyber safety expert and online privacy and security lawyer Parry Aftab agreed, saying, "The best advice is don't take the pictures if they're gonna get out there, because you know they're going to get out there.

"It's really not very hard at all" for someone to hack into a cell phone or computer, "because a lot of (people) aren't using the security measures they need to. They're not using good passwords. They don't have the good anti-virus (software) and firewalls in place, and they have their Bluetooth port open on the cell phone. "

Aftab said the hackers prey in particular on "the celebrities everybody wants to see naked pictures of. The younger they are, the more popular they are, the more those pictures can be sold for. And they are just high-stake rewards."

How much money could the thieves get for the images?

"Oh, I don't know," Aftab said. "Hundreds of thousands of dollars, probably. But what they don't realize is, when the kids are under the age of 18, it's child pornography if the kids are naked in a certain way, so they can be charged with very serious crimes and end up on the registered sex offender list."


Aftab represents a number of A-list celebrities. She says her clients don't have that type of material on their cell phones or computers. "They keep them off,' she said, "and I keep them as secure as we can. And we work very closely with a lot of the big agencies and the financial firms so that we protect them the same way they protect them offline. So whether they check into a hotel under a pseudonym, or when they're traveling and they have security guards we need to do the same thing on all of their digital devices."

What's more, "We need to recognize that our kids are just as vulnerable, and maybe they may not be highly-paid celebrities, but other people may want to see naked pictures of them or whatever they have privately. (Get) good anti-virus (software). If you're a member of Facebook you can get it for free (at) Facebook.Com/mcafee. (You get) six months for free.

" ... If you want to see what your kids are doing online, there's a new product that's going to be out in about four weeks called Minor Monitor. So you go to MinorMonitor.com and sign up for it. It's totally free, and will let you know what your kids are doing online. And then, ultimately, take their cell phone, look at it every once in awhile and see what they're showing to everyone else. "

Minor Monitor, Aftab says, is "a terrific product. It comes from the people who work with Homeland Security and our military to secure all of those databases to make sure who's flying on planes who shouldn't be. So they now use that same very high-tech technology to allow parents, for free, to find out what kids are posting online. All of the information online about their kids."

If you are not a celebrity and something like this happens to you, what recourse do you have?

"Celebrity or not," she replied, "you really need to get help. Because our kids are now being sex-torted. There's a lot of risk that comes to them from sexual predators and others when this happens. The FBI is terrific. ... Reach out to your local police, see what they can do. If there's no help there, go to me and my volunteers at WiredSafety.org.."

The bottom line, Aftab concluded, is that it's "all about not being stupid."

It still shocks me that people--celebrity or not--still manage to be dumbstruck when nude photos they snapped of themselves are unearthed. This article reads kind of like celebrity gossip and turns into a McAfee ad half-way through, but I still found it interesting that nudie pics of A-listers like Scarlet J are going to be online now. If anything, I think it will help devalue them in their fame. If one of the biggest allures of celebrity women is the thought of seeing them naked, and that's what makes us idolize and worship their beauty, this goes to removing a lot of the mystique. All philosophical debates aside, it's time.

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Sarriz
Dec 12, 2007

by angerbot


So, do you have a link or what?

semiavrage
Apr 28, 2007

I'll show them... I'll show ALL of them...


This is proof-- the internet truly has made our lives better.

But pix or it didn't happen all the same.

gruvmeister
Dec 27, 2006

Spring has sprung,
The grass has riz,
I wonder where the flowers is


quote:

The bottom line, Aftab concluded, is that it's "all about not being stupid."

This guy may be on to something here.

aquatic sideshow
Nov 21, 2005

by I Ozma Myself


This entire article reads like an advertisement.

Chinaman7000
Nov 28, 2003



People are gonna be tearing up Google for the next few days. That poo poo's ending up somewhere!

"We're gonna charge these guys with child pornography even though we sexualize these same actresses despite their age!"

Mulatto Butts
Aug 9, 2006

BLACK ASS MOMMA
WHITE ASS DADDY


Sarriz posted:

So, do you have a link or what?

Come on OP, don't leave us all hanging. I fail to see how you fapping at the thought of there being naked pictures of these A-List celebs out there is different from just fapping at the thought of these A-List celebs naked.

Draeudon
Jun 29, 2006

So, should we take it out back and kill it with a shovel or...?

These men (the hackers) are doing God's work, I tell ya

Missoura
Mar 28, 2008

I purr, therefore I am.


Well, I think that's the first time I've heard the word 'sex-torted.'

And hopefully the last.

cletus42o
Apr 11, 2003

Try to imagine all life as you know it stopping instantaneously and every molecule in your body exploding at the speed of light.

How do these celebrities know their photos were stolen?

Merely Adequate
Mar 21, 2010


cletus42o posted:

How do these celebrities know their photos were stolen?

Because everyone knows that digital data is kept in big warehouses duh... you just use your phones and computers to access it

Missoura
Mar 28, 2008

I purr, therefore I am.


cletus42o posted:

How do these celebrities know their photos were stolen?

FBI investigation, apparently.

quote:

And while the FBI won't reveal the depth of its investigation, the probe allegedly includes singing sensations Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato.

MJ_Turbo
Oct 15, 2005
da fuq?

I've got the scarlett johansson one but some joker has mspaint scrawled all over it

been a few days since i first heard about this, i dont think anything will come of it.

Lazaro
Dec 29, 2007


Elindale posted:

Come on OP, don't leave us all hanging. I fail to see how you fapping at the thought of there being naked pictures of these A-List celebs out there is different from just fapping at the thought of these A-List celebs naked.

It's a news story homie. If I I'm going to blatantly post porn on the forums, I'll wait for DPPH to open back up.

Shimrra Jamaane
Aug 9, 2007

Remind me to work out until I also am buff and have to keep a pillow in front of my okay I'll be honest this is like the 50th custom title I've done tonight and I'm just phoning it in now.

Wouldn't Miley Cyrus constitute child pornography?

EDIT: Nope turns out shes 18. poo poo I feel old.

Johnny Aztec
Jan 29, 2005


Shimrra Jamaane posted:

Wouldn't Miley Cyrus constitute child pornography?

No dude, she turned 18 a year or two back

That Turkey Story
Mar 30, 2003



Hundreds of thousands of dollars for the photos? If I were a celebrity I'd just sell nude pictures and claim they got leaked, then bask in the money and publicity.

friends watch porn
May 7, 2007


smoke  weed  everyday


Eagerly awaiting nude pictures of Scarlett Johansson.

That Turkey Story
Mar 30, 2003



She turned 18 in 2010, it says the photos were leaked in 2008.

TheJoker138
Jan 1, 2008

The Clown Prince
of Crime


Let me know when the pics of the legal ones have ended up all over the internet for my perusal, and then I'll care.

Xmas Pterodactyl
Oct 21, 2007


I bet a fight broke out at the FBI over who gets to work on this investigation.

ZeroDays
Feb 11, 2007

the fuck you know about what i need on my mind mother fucker

I'm just confused by the notion of "setting my boner to stun".

Shimrra Jamaane
Aug 9, 2007

Remind me to work out until I also am buff and have to keep a pillow in front of my okay I'll be honest this is like the 50th custom title I've done tonight and I'm just phoning it in now.

TheJoker138 posted:

Let me know when the pics of the legal ones have ended up all over the internet for my perusal, and then I'll care.

I had to look it up but apparently Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato are both 18 too. So I think they might all be legal. By the letter of the law anyway.

And it turns out Demi Lovato went to rehab at 18? What the gently caress?

Zero Karizma
Jul 8, 2004

It's ok now, just tell me what happened...

TheJoker138 posted:

Let me know when the pics of the legal ones have ended up all over the internet for my perusal, and then I'll care.

My feelings exactly. In fact, how has it taken this long if HACKERS were involved?

Popoi
Jul 23, 2000

Syke! Life Is Awesome!


ZeroDays posted:

I'm just confused by the notion of "setting my boner to stun".
Instead of killing the target, it disables them. I'm not sure what your question is?

der juicen
Aug 11, 2005

Fuck haters

they say Lindsey Vonn was also hacked.

Good Citizen
Aug 12, 2008

Mew Mew Mew Mew
Mew Mew Mew


ZeroDays posted:

I'm just confused by the notion of "setting my boner to stun".

Just remember to call your doctor if you're set to stun for more than 4 hours.

A CRUNK BIRD
Sep 29, 2004


everyone knows that you are fucked up.
and everyone knows that i am fucked up.
but does everyone know that you are more fucked up than me?



I don't want to see another post in this thread unless it's the scarjo image link

-------------------------->8---------------------------------

Afterburner
Aug 17, 2004

Following leaders leads nowhere.

ZeroDays posted:

I'm just confused by the notion of "setting my boner to stun".

My boner is set to kill. You know, cause of AIDS and what.

Nuclearmonkee
Jun 10, 2009

I will eat your babies.

Funkz posted:

Eagerly awaiting nude pictures of Scarlett Johansson.

Seconded. And really? Why the gently caress would you leave nekkid pictures of yourself on your cell phone, especially a celebrity.

Afterburner posted:

My boner is set to kill.

Is it barbed or something? You should probably get that looked at.

causticBeet
Mar 2, 2010

BIG VINCE COMIN FOR YOU

Whats a nigga gotta do to see some scarjo titties

MJ_Turbo
Oct 15, 2005
da fuq?

A CRUNK BIRD posted:

I don't want to see another post in this thread unless it's the scarjo image link

-------------------------->8---------------------------------
I'm sure i would be breaking some sort of rule in posting what i have

Nuclearmonkee posted:

Seconded. And really? Why the gently caress would you leave nekkid pictures of yourself on your cell phone, especially a celebrity.


Is it barbed or something? You should probably get that looked at.

because they are *~slutz~*

trending hipster
Mar 23, 2011


MJ_Turbo posted:

I'm sure i would be breaking some sort of rule in posting what i have

Take one for the team.

SpaceAceJase
Nov 8, 2008

and you
have proved
to be...

a real shitty poster,
and a real james


Anyone else feeling blue balled?

Shimrra Jamaane
Aug 9, 2007

Remind me to work out until I also am buff and have to keep a pillow in front of my okay I'll be honest this is like the 50th custom title I've done tonight and I'm just phoning it in now.

Apparently Natalie Portman might be one of the women hacked... and Carley Patterson.

My god I might be a complete creep but I want this to be true. If the hacker has any balls he will flood the internet with everything he has before he goes to jail.

The only exception is anything he might have of Lindsey Lohan circa last 4 years. He should purge those and make sure they never see the light of day. No one wants to see any of that...

JG_Plissken
Oct 22, 2005

I went to a four year college and all I got was this stupid look on my face!

Lazaro posted:

... former "High School Musical" star Vanessa Hudgens met with the FBI Thursday to discuss nude photos stolen from her e-mail account.

Does the FBI truly have nothing better to worry about?

AlmightyBob
Sep 8, 2003



Either post em or gently caress off

Bored As Fuck
Jan 1, 2006
Be polite. Be professional. But be prepared to PARTAYYY!

Finally, after that piece of poo poo Michael Bay stopped Scarlett Johannson from going topless in that piece of poo poo movie The Island, we will get to see those glorious orbs.

Yeah, I don't give a gently caress if that sounds creepy, she's stupid hot.

JG_Plissken posted:

Does the FBI truly have nothing better to worry about?

The FBI has different divisions where they worry about different poo poo. It's not like they set all agents to go look into some specific poo poo every time there's a news story.

Mister Fister
May 17, 2008
NON STOP VERBAL DIARRHEA, EMERGING FROM MY KEYBOARD, FOREVER


Oh no, not our celebrities

You know, it's kind of obnoxious that they get away with poo poo ordinary citizens can't get away with (i.e. openly doing massive amounts of drugs). I wouldn't be surprised if the FBI is amassing a disproportionate amount of resources to get to the bottom of this.

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Aisha
Sep 25, 2009

I've heard of households where the boys have to do equal amounts of laundry/cooking/cleaning/babysitting etc. but I have never seen one in real life.

Pretty gross.

Nuclearmonkee posted:

Seconded. And really? Why the gently caress would you leave nekkid pictures of yourself on your cell phone, especially a celebrity.

Really? Seems a little like blaming the victim doesn't it?

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