4 common ways scammers use celebrity names to lure victims

All that glitters is not gold – look out for fake celebrity endorsements and other con jobs that aren’t going out of fashion any time soon. Online scams are one of the favorite ways criminals like to swindle unsuspecting victims out of their hard-earned money. And since variety is the spice of life, con artists … More 4 common ways scammers use celebrity names to lure victims

Six million Instagram accounts hacked

A hack believed to target only celebrity accounts on Instagram has also accessed millions of users’ private data. The warning comes just days after singer, Selena Gomez, appeared to be one of the first celebrity accounts to have been compromised, after hackers used a bug in the application programming interface (API), to access phone numbers and email addresses. … More Six million Instagram accounts hacked

Nude celebrity photo hacker sentenced to 18 months in prison

Whether you chose to call it “Celebgate” or refer to it by the rather crude moniker of “The Fappening”, there’s no doubt that the leaking on the internet of private nude photographs of dozens of Hollywood stars was one of the biggest stories of 2014. At least 50 celebrity Apple iCloud accounts and 72 Gmail … More Nude celebrity photo hacker sentenced to 18 months in prison