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If I sit here and take a picture of my twig and giggleberries right now...Upload them and my Iphone password is my first name, I'm sorry but, there is no blame in the practical sense, I'm just a moron and it's COMPLETELY my fault if the rest of the world now sees my junk.

1) I took the picture.

2) My password is not secure.

3) I put that picture on the internet in an unsecured area.

How is that the company's fault at all?

There is no partial blame. The internet is the internet. You either use it wisely or you don't...Most people don't...

I'm not trying to be aggressive or be argumentative but, there's a certain amount of personal responsibility here that needs to be acknowledged.



Lol,

Security Question, What High School did you attend?
(hold on lemme goto google or IMDB to get that answer).

A majority of the sec. question answers are on their own social media accounts or IMDB Profiles.
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Lol,

Security Question, What High School did you attend?
(hold on lemme goto google or IMDB to get that answer).

A majority of the sec. question answers are on their own social media accounts or IMDB Profiles.

Even if you did guess the security questions, aren't the password reset links sent to your email address? I've never tried locking myself out of my own email clients...but i bet it's a pain in the butt
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Even if you did guess the security questions, aren't the password reset links sent to your email address? I've never tried locking myself out of my own email clients...but i bet it's a pain in the butt

There are actually a few ways to reset the Icloud without having to use an email.

I used to reset my @me account constantly without using my other email...

You can even go into the store get a genius or w/e they're called and with a few correct guesses go from there.

A friend of mine works at the Apple store and they started with really high security requirements but, on average people are so dumb they dropped the bar, a lot.

I'm not saying this is what happened...I'm saying that it was "unofficially" reported that celebrity information was garnered and used to gain access.

As has been mentioned, there are a few 2/3 step security options on the Icloud that lock it based on IP, etc...It's rather understandable why a celebrity wouldn't do that...

It's also understandable that this didn't just happen over night...

They could have also gotten into emails the same way...Assistants sometimes give out their emails for scripts etc...

Beyond that, look at who was hacked -- Self professed and obvious technological idiots...The "unofficial" report isn't that unbelievable.
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There was only 1 security option they had and it was this :

screenshotsturningoniCloudsettingsforapps.png

Turn that Photo off and keep your photos ONLY with you biggrin.gif

But, am I a horrible person in thinking most of them are like " I-what ? What's iCloud ?"
Edited by Catscratch - 9/3/14 at 12:16pm
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No.

The person violating someone's privacy is to blame. You're seriously victim-blaming?

If someone doesn't secure their front door well enough and a lowlife steals their stuff, the criminal is to blame.

Unless the home owner not only had a door made of cheese but used a kitten for security, then yes I'd say they could have done more biggrin.gif

But on a serious note, no matter how good you believe a system to be, if you don't want naked pictures of yourself at risk of being seen by others, don't put them online...
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http://www.wired.com/2012/08/apple-amazon-mat-honan-hacking/all/

This just confirms apple is at fault here given how it took bloody 2 years to patch this hole.
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Imma try to nip this in the bud here and now. Being the victim will never, be made "responsible", now or ever. Especially in the court of law when the FBI inevitably finds the group. You'd either be laughed at for a complete lack of Common Sense or shunned if (victim=blame) is your argument. The crime ultimately and rightfully rests with the perpetrators, period.
Secondly, the victims seriously need to reeducate themselves on Internet security. Partially because no single password can save you, no matter how complex. Best passwords will always be the 'constantly changed' passwords.
Putting personal nude pics on the Internet is just stupid anyway, Cloud or no Cloud.
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http://www.wired.com/2012/08/apple-amazon-mat-honan-hacking/all/

This just confirms apple is at fault here given how it took bloody 2 years to patch this hole.

That was fixed, years ago.

@N proven that.

He also used the same password for everything and admits it in the article (I remember that).

So, who's at fault for using the same "bloody" password for everything? Apple? or Himself?

Which is interesting because he admits it was his fault...
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That was fixed, years ago.

@N proven that.

He also used the same password for everything and admits it in the article (I remember that).

So, who's at fault for using the same "bloody" password for everything? Apple? or Himself?

Which is interesting because he admits it was his fault...

If there's one there are others, some of old photos could have been obtained this way. I still don't think them patching icloud exploit through api that allows more than few tries a coinincidence. There's plenty of bad/easy password hashes available and apple like any normal service could have blocked some of those on their level.
I could give the link where icloud gets hacked plenty by few anons (though i'll avoid posting that as it's relatively nsfw)
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If there's one there are others, some of old photos could have been obtained this way. I still don't think them patching icloud exploit through api that allows more than few tries a coinincidence. There's plenty of bad/easy password hashes available and apple like any normal service could have blocked some of those on their level.
I could give the link where icloud gets hacked plenty by few anons (though i'll avoid posting that as it's relatively nsfw)

Anyone can "hack" the Icloud of someone that used personal information in their questions.

I said that like 10 posts ago.

The onus is on YOU the USER to make those secure.

Mine are random words...Not my mother's maiden name...Not my dog's name...Random words.

Why? If someone hacks me, good luck and godspeed because I don't even remember them half of the time.

The ultimate responsibility remains with the USER.

I'd also like to note that had Kirsten Dunst's jiggly parts NOT hit the internet and mine did...The FBI wouldn't give a crap. - Just sayin.
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