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Scam Of The Week: Jennifer Lawrence Nude Pictures Phishing

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Scam Of The Week: Jennifer Lawrence Nude Pictures Phishing

There is a new (true) Current Event which unfortunately is the ultimate click bait. A hacker got into the Apple iCloud and hacked the account of Jennifer Lawrence and many other celebs.

Apparently she had made nude pictures of herself and they are all out there now. You would think these celebs would have learned by now, but no. Sigh. Apple has patched a bugthat would allow brute force attacks on their iCloud, and this may havebeen how the hack was done, or it could be passwords that were simple to guess.

The cyber mafias are already working on campaigns to exploit this event andthere are going to be a very enticing phishing attacks over the next fewmonths. I would send your users something like this:

"This weekend, it was all over the news that hackers leaked nude picturesof Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities. The news is true, and thepictures are out there. The problem is that the bad guys are going to use...(continued)

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