The fourth hacker responsible for leaking nude images from hundreds of iCloud accounts, belonging to Hollywood celebrities and others, has been sentenced to prison.
Connecticut-based George Garafano was sentenced to eight months, after which he must serve three years of supervised release, as well as performing 60 hours of community service. He plead guilty back in April.
LAS VEGAS — Nobody wants to get hacked like Jennifer Lawrence’s iCloud account. Everyone, including Apple, is pushing two-factor authentication in the wake of the high-profile hack that exposed dozens of celebrities nude selfies, but verifying an account login with a code sent to your phone is a total pain.
In the not-so-distant future, we might all be storing two-factor authentication on our keychains.
Yubico is already providing eight out of 10 Silicon Valley companies with a tiny USB dongle called YubiKey that securely verifies an employee’s online identity. You just plug it into a computer and tap it when it’s time to log in. Now that Gmail has started supporting YubiKey on the front end, anyone can use it as the second verification step for getting into their inbox.
2014 was an absolutely monumental year for Apple. Haters will hate, but one thing can’t be denied: This is a company that refuses to rest on its laurels.
Under Tim Cook’s leadership, Apple debuted a new product category with the Apple Watch, sold a record number of new iPhones, made the biggest acquisition in its history, and successfully sent its suffering stock price back into the stratosphere.
The company wasn’t without its missteps, but all in all, it’s hard to call 2014 anything short of a blow-away year for Apple.
“Attention, female nerds,” begins this satirical YouTube video, “learn how to hack.”
If you’re tired of all the recent news about the iCloud nude selfies hack , or finding it difficult to trust your mobile devices with your own pictures due to the inherent vulnerabilities of storing data in the cloud, these ladies have the solution.
The CotillionGirlsComedy group feels your pain, and want to encourage (straight) women everywhere to learn how to hack. Because Ryan Gosling nudes, right?
Check out this hilarious video below for some on-target social satire, including a funny bit about Pinterest, the iPad case you can have sex with, and ridiculous Grand Theft Auto mods.
Warning – this is really NSFW, even with the pixellated genitalia.