Apple ‘actively investigating’ alleged hack that revealed nude celebrity photos

Apple says it is “actively investigating” an alleged exploit to its iCloud service that allowed hackers to post dozens of private celebrity photos to public message boards this weekend. “We take user privacy very seriously and are actively investigating this report,” said an Apple spokesperson to Recode. Among the pictures posted to the Reddit and 4chan message boards were nude photos of celebrities Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Kirsten Dunst, and numerous other models, actresses, and athletes.

“We take user privacy very seriously and are actively investigating this report.”

Though it hasn’t yet been confirmed that the pictures came from iCloud accounts, reports have speculated that the hackers used a recent tool called iBrute, which…

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