‘Celebgate’ Hacker Sentenced To Nine Months In PrisonEdward J. Majerczyk, 29, admitted last fall that he hacked into the Apple iCloud and Gmail accounts of more than 300 people, including at least 30 celebrities.
Chicago Man Pleads Guilty To "Celebgate" Hacking ScandalEdward Majerczyk, 29, admitted hacking the emails of at least 30 celebrities.
FBI Traces 'Celebgate' Nude Photo Hack To Chicago HomeThe FBI has traced a computer to the South Side of Chicago. CBS 2's Mike Parker found the house in question.
Companies Employing 'White Hat' Hackers To Prevent Data TheftsIt seems like every month we hear about a huge data breach, our credit card numbers and other important information in the hands of crooks. Now more companies are hiring hackers to help them protect their customers.
Jennifer Lawrence On Celeb Hacking: ‘It Is Not A Scandal. It Is A Sex Crime’The people who chose to look at nude celebrity photos that hackers posted committed "a sexual offense," actress Jennifer Lawrence says in an exclusive interview with Vanity Fair in its November issues
Massive Hack Of Celebrity Photos A Reminder About VulnerabilityApple is denying any of their systems, including the iCloud were breached in that mass theft of celebrity photos.
Why We Shouldn’t Click on Jennifer Lawrence’s Nude Personal Photos
Cyber-Crime Becoming Top Priority For Federal Law EnforcementIn his original report, Brad Edwards goes one-on-one with the region’s top cyber cop and exposes the risks you may not even realize you face.
Kirk Wants Major Credit Card Hackers To Face 25 Years In PrisonIn the wake of the massive theft of information from Target customers, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) has proposed tougher federal penalties for computer hackers who steal credit card numbers.
Suburban Man Avoids Bank Account Scam From Phone HackersA St. Charles man has avoided being scammed by hackers who apparently commandeered an Alabama telephone number to try to raid bank accounts nationwide.
Chicago Man Pleads Guilty In New York Hacking CaseA self-described anarchist and "hacktivist" from Chicago pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges he illegally accessed computer systems of law enforcement agencies and government contractors.

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