Through a phishing expedition, he hacked more than people. In an interview with Vanity Fair , Lawrence called the leak a "sex crime" and a "sexual violation" and added, "anybody who looked at those pictures, you're perpetuating a sexual offense and you should cower with shame". Archived from the original on December 27, International Business Times. In August , year-old Edward Majerczyk of Chicago , Illinois , agreed to plead guilty to a similar phishing scheme, although authorities believe he worked independently and he was not accused of selling the images or posting them online. The images were initially believed to have been obtained via a breach of Apple 's cloud services suite iCloud ,    or a security issue in the iCloud API which allowed them to make unlimited attempts at guessing victims' passwords.
Adalynn. Age: 31.
Herrera had accessed the accounts of unnamed celebrities and others but was not accused of being involved in leaking or sharing the photos and videos he obtained.
Lindsey. Age: 27.
iCloud leaks of celebrity photos
Reddit administrators were criticized for allowing this to take place in an alleged violation of their anti- doxing rules. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal , Apple CEO Tim Cook stated that in response to the leaks, the company planned to take additional steps to protect the privacy and security of iCloud users in the future. Through a phishing expedition, he hacked more than people. Retrieved September 4,