the leak of private pictures of female Hollywood
celebrities, which haunted numerous
personalities in the past few years, continues to find
victims even in 2018. The latest target of the Fappening scandal
appears to be Mikaela Hoover; the actress is well-known for her
role of Nova Prime’s assistant in Guardians of the Galaxy.
As per the police records obtained by TMZ, about 40,000
pictures and videos of Mikaela were stolen from her iCloud
account. After that, the hackers uploaded 119 private
photos and videos to a website known for sharing Fappening
leaks in the past.
As said above, the Fappening scandal has targeted numerous
victims in the past. In the first and second wave in 2014 and
2017, respectively, it targeted celebrities like Jennifer
Lawrence, Kate Upton, Amanda Seyfried, Emma Watson, Kristen
Stewart, Dakota Johnson, Nicole Scherzinger, and more.
At the moment, the Los Angeles Police Department is
investigating the case. However, further details of the case
haven’t been shared by the authorities.
Stay safe, spread awareness
To stay safe from such attacks, we urge the Fossbytes readers
to follow recommended security practices on the web and spread
awareness among friends and family. You are also advised to
explore topics like email phishing, password protection,
two-factor authentication, etc.
You can also read how to avoid Fappening-like attacks at
the end of this post.