Famous Celebrities who fell victims to Hackers

Taylor Swift is the first celebrity in 2015 who fell victim to the ruthless group of hackers name The Lizard Squad who hacked the actresses twitter account. The group since threatening the 25 year old actress about releasing Nude pictures on internet.

This is not the first time that a Hollywood celebrity fell victim to a hacking attack. Hacking a celebrity account will give the hacking group a great deal of publicity among the media. And its the perfect way to tell the world that you are still here. That’s the reason a lot of celebrities in recent years fell victim to these hackers. Here we bring you the list of some of the most famous celebrities in the world who had been targeted by blackhats.

Jennifer Lawrence

The Hunger Games actress was one of the most high profile celebrity who fell victim to the hackers last year. The hacker has gained access to some very private photos of the actress by hacking into her cloud account and then release them on Internet. The hacker stole Nude photos and videos of actress which has gained the attention of the whole world. FBI got involved into the case because of the increasing number of celebrity account hacking. 

Kaley Cuoco

The Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco is another victim of the celebrity hacking. She was also one of those celebrities who are targeted by a hacker last year. Kaley’s privacy is breached by this blackhat when he hacked into her cloud and downloaded her nude snaps then later uploaded on Internet. Kaley didn’t take the scandal seriously and few days after posted her own topless photo in response to the hacking attack.

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus’s nude pictures has also hit the internet last year but her representative has surged it off by saying those are not real. Miley’s iCloud account was hacked which was the source of these photographs. Some news suggest that the hacker was the fan of Miley Cyrus but no one claimed the responsibility of the cloud hack.  

Scarlett Johansson

 The sexiest women of 2014 has also became the victim of hackers. Hacker released the never seen before pics of the celebrity when he hacked into her account. But he paid the price too. The hacker name Christopher Chaney (36)  was caught by federal agents and has been sent for 10 years in prison for hacking the email accounts of various celebrities.

Vanessa Hudgens

Vanessa Hudgens (26) was one of the female first celebrities who fell victim to the hackers. Vanessa’s nude photos hit the web on March 2012 when her Gmail account was hacked by an unknown hacker. It was the first time that a hacker has hacked into the celebrity account and leaked their unseen images. It was later found out that the hacker was the same individual who hacked into and released Scarlett Johansson’s account.

 Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis (31) was also one of the top female celebrities which fell victim to hackers last year. Friends with Benefits star won’t have to face embarrassment because her phone and cloud account don’t contain any nude photos of her which the hacker hacked. But still her privacy was violated.

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