Kate Upton, Other Nude Celebrity Photos Possibly Obtained By Phishing, Authorities Say

September 4, 2014 12:34 PM

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Kate Upton, Other Nude Celebrity Photos Possibly Obtained By Phishing, Authorities Say

The nude celebrity photos that leaked on 4chan may have been obtained using one of the oldest hacker tricks in the book: phishing. Authorities are reporting that the FBI is looking into the possibility that some of the high-profile celebrities targeted in the leak, such as model Kate Upton and actors Jennifer Lawrence, Lea Michele and Mary Elizabeth Winstead, may have fallen victim to voluntarily sharing their personal information with hackers.

“FBI investigators are looking into whether Kate and at least 3 other celebs were prime targets of phishing,” TMZ reported Thursday. Law enforcement officials sources say the stars are believed to have received a doctored email appearing to be from Apple regarding a false problem with their account ...

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