It's been nearly three years since nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence were plastered on the Internet, but the actress is still reeling from the infamous leak. You can just be at a barbecue, and somebody can just pull them up on their phone. That was a really impossible thing to process," she explained. It was happening minute to minute—it was almost like a ransom situation where they were releasing new ones every hour or so. Lawrence was one of 30 celebrities whose private photos were exposed after the breach of Apple's iCloud.
The man who hacked into hundreds of iCloud accounts of Hollywood stars and others before leaking their nude photos across the internet has been sentenced. Connecticut man George Garafano became infamous when he stole private photos from people including Jennifer Lawrence and made them available across the internet. He was sentenced to eight months in prison this week, in federal court in Bridgeport. After prison, he must serve three years of supervised release and perform 60 hours of community service. The hack became infamous because of the celebrities it hit: Jennifer Lawrence, Kirsten Dunst, Kate Upton and a range of other famous people had their photos stolen and leaked across the web. But it hit normal internet users, too, and Garofano was accused of stealing photos and private information from people. He admitted he had posed as a member of Apple's security staff and sent messages claiming that he needed to get hold of their usernames and passwords. When people replied to those authentic-looking messages with their login information, he broke into their iCloud accounts and stole their photos and other private information.
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However, in , the then year-old was caught up in the devastating 4chan hacking scandal, resulting in her name being splashed across media headlines and the Internet discussing her nude body, rather than her body of work. In the months that followed the incident, the star denounced the hack as a 'sex crime' and a 'flagrant violation of privacy'. In , Chicago hacker Edward Majerczyk was sentenced to nine months in prison for illegally accessing email belonging to more than people, including those of celebrities. Opening up about the gross invasion of privacy on several occasions over the years, the actress had said that she continues to feel the effects of being exposed to the world. In an interview with Scott Feinberg on The Hollywood Reporter 's Awards Chatter Podcast in November , the actress opened up about the leak, admitting that she still hadn't come to terms with what happened. I think that I am still actually processing,' she explained. There was not one person in the world that is not capable of seeing these intimate photos of me.