Apple Speaks Out Over Nude Photo Leak: "We Were Outraged"

Publicada Martes Septiembre 2, 2014 3:42 PM GMT

Apple came under fire after nearly one hundred celebrities suffered from privacy violations over the weekend.

Nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and more surfaced via the Internet on Sunday (August 31) and were reportedly accessed from Apple’s iCloud service.

After news of the breach hit the web, Apple’s security standards were questioned. The tech giant finally released a statement to defends its product on Tuesday (September 2) and said, “When we learned of the theft, we were outraged and immediately mobilized Apple’s engineers to discover the source,” Apple said in a statement released to Variety. “Our customers’ privacy and security are of utmost importance to us.”

After spending nearly 40 hours investigating the possible breach, Apple, “discovered that certain celebrity accounts were compromised by a very targeted attack on user names, passwords and security questions, a practice that has become all too common on the Internet.”

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