The Fappening 2. An unnamed source close to Willoughby said there are no such pictures. Various people claim there are private photos of many more celebrities allegedly circulating online already or that will be released soon. Last week, actress Emma Watson took legal action after her photos were stolen and posted online. They are not nude photographs. Lawyers have been instructed and we are not commenting further.
Private photos of more celebrities leaked in Fappening | Computerworld
Okay, it might have been almost six years ago yes, was six years, ago how mad is that? The fappening, also known as TheFappening or Celebgate, refers to the hacking and leaking of hundreds of nude photos of over celebrities, including most notoriously Jennifer Lawrence and Rihanna back in The images were leaked on the now closed image-sharing forum 4chan as well as Reddit and once published on the forums, which attract millions of users every month, tracing and deleting the images from the web became a messy, legally challenging and difficult task. It is reported that the hacker requested the victims to provide their usernames and passwords using emails that imitated the look and feel of an email from Google or Apple. Once in, the hacker downloaded hundreds of private photos from these accounts and swiftly published them. Online, the term fappening refers to a hacker who has illegally accessed nude photos of individuals, oftentimes celebrities, and then leaks them on global forums like 4chan, Reddit and Saidit—at times in exchange for payment, usually cryptocurrency. Unfortunately, the fappening is not a one-off case but a recurring issue of our society—something that systematically affects more women than it does men.
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Since then, there have been a number of smaller-scale leaks , but now it appears another leak of the same caliber has taken place, with celebrities like Amanda Seyfried and Emma Watson allegedly being first affected. The hacker has also reportedly named Kylie Jenner, Marisa Tomei, and several others. The pictures were then posted to sites like sites like Reddit and Celeb Jihad, from where they can be notoriously difficult to take down.