Chicago man pleads guilty in celebrity iCloud data breach

Narinda Purber reports:

A 28 year-old Chicago man has pleaded guilty to using phishing scams to illegally access more than 300 iCloud and Gmail accounts, around 30 of which belonged to celebrities.

The high profile iCloud data breach, which was dubbed ‘celebgate’, resulted in the leak of nude photographs in 2014. However, it is important to note that the defendant Edward Majerczyk is charged only with the initial theft and not the leak.

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