Apple corrects the security flaw that allowed the theft of photos of nude celebrities

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It was the news of the day, and it is no wonder: A group of hackers published a series of photographs of several famous nude women, including Jennifer Lawrence (winner of an Oscar from the Hollywood Academy) and Kare Upton among many others. Some quite compromising photographs that once again raised the security of mobile devices ...

And it is that in this case everything seems to come from a security hole of one of Apple's services: iCloud. A service that has been compromised through the 'Find my iPhone' application (Apple's application to locate any of our devices). Of course, it has been the hackers themselves (through their twitter account) who have confirmed that Apple just blocked this service hole.The news jumped yesterday through the photos that were published on the twitter account @hackappcom. The social network Twitter launched to delete all the photographs that were published of the famous nudes but on the internet it is very difficult to stop such sensitive information how are you.

Apparently the hackers got the emails of the famous and for the classic 'brute force' method they got their passwords after trying among all the possibilities. And it seems that iCloud doesn't crash after multiple attempts entering with wrong passwords or notifying users. Of course, the application that they used to get these photos cannot enter any of the passwords stored in iCloud so it only allows entering the saved photos in addition to Finding my iPhone.

We can be calm (in a way) and it seems that Apple has already managed to detect the failure of security that allowed hackers to exploit iCloud and get these types of photos. Of course, be careful what you move on your devices ...


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