After the dust appeared to have settled from the storm created by the recent celebrity iCloud hacking scandal, a new wave of nude celebrity photos have been leaked online. It comes just three weeks after naked photos of actress Jennifer Lawrence and ' other stars', including supermodel Kate Upton and actress Aubrey Plaza, were published online. Although most of the latest victims were named on an original list of targeted celebrities, posted by a hacker to the anonymous image-sharing forum 4chan last month, Kim, also 33, was not. Scroll down for video.
Kim Kardashian Nude Photos Leak Online: Report
More Celebrity Photos Leaked — Kim Kardashian and Others Targeted
More nude celebrity photos, including reality star Kim Kardashian, have circulated on social media, in what appears to be the second massive hacking-related leak in less than a month. The pictures, which also included nude shots of actress Vanessa Hudgens and US soccer star Hope Solo, appeared briefly on 4chan and Reddit, before being removed, celebrity gossip site TMZ has reported. Hackers first released a trove of nude starlets' photos on September 1, after snatching them from Apple's iCloud in what the tech giant has called a ''targeted attack''. The company has denied its cloud storage system was breached, suggesting that the celebrities had their accounts hacked by using easy-to-guess passwords, or by giving up their personal data to cybercriminals posing as Apple, a technique known as ''phishing''. In addition to Lawrence, celebrities whose pictures were allegedly stolen and posted online in early September included model Kate Upton, singer Avril Lavigne and actress Gabrielle Union. Nude photos of Kim Kardashian leaked. A cropped version of one of the photos, apparently of Kim Kardashian, circulating on social media.
Kim Kardashian among victims of new 4chan nude photo leak
Just when celebrities thought it was safe to return the internet: A new crop of hacked nude photos has surfaced. Gossip Cop reports that the new photos began surfacing on 4chan and Reddit early Saturday morning. Both sites took them down as soon as possible, as they adopted zero-tolerance policies regarding the posting of this type of photos after their platforms were used for the first round of leaks. Unfortunately for the stars, though, once something is released on the internet it can never be completely removed, and the photos are still circulating.
A hacker's leaked nude photos of feminine celebrities is currently a case for the FBI. Nude pictures of Lawrence, UN agency won associate degree honor last year for her role in "Silver Linings Playbook," were splashed on varied sites Sunday. They appeared on 4chan, Reddit, Twitter and Tumblr, among others.