Digital security vulnerabilities, one of the common problems brought by modern technology, threaten billions of smartphone and computer users. We always hear about hacking attacks that affect dozens of users, where private photos and images are intended. The news that we will talk about now is one of them, but the size of the stolen information is quite large.
A man from the US state of California obtained private photos and images of hundreds of people he had scammed via email. The fault, which targets young women and steals hundreds of thousands of media items, is currently He faces 20 years in prison.
It was also revealed that he sold the data he stole on the internet
Hao Kuo Chi, 40, from La Puente, California, stole iCloud information from thousands of Apple devices. collected approximately 640 thousand private photos and images. According to the statements of the federal authorities, the person who specifically targeted the nude photos of young women, is currently on trial with a 20-year prison sentence for ‘unauthorized access to computers through fraud’ and 3 other crimes.
Called by the name David, Chi, according to his later confessions has sent e-mails to countless individuals, identifying himself as an Apple employee. David, who won the faith of Apple users with his detailed messages, captured the private images of more than 300 people using the iCloud passwords he obtained. In addition, the person who markets himself as a ‘hacker who can access iCloud accounts’ on the internet with the name ‘icloudripper4you’ also had partners who committed the exact crime, but whose identity has not been learned now.
The trial process of Hao Kuo Chi, who received iCloud passwords from 4,700 of the 500 thousand e-mail accounts he contacted, and named the accounts where he could find nude photos as “victory”, was initiated. Chi; like every abuser, abuser and rapist “I’m sorry, I have family”
He played the card . In addition, Apple was criticized for its lack of security. But this is your fault that it was processed by fraud, not hacking should also be noted.