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'The Snappening': Snapchat images flood the internet after SnapSaved.com hack

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Hundreds of thousands of supposedly self-destructing Snapchat snaps have been apparently jimmied out of the database for SnapSaved.com, a third-party website not affiliated with Snapchat which allows users to save unopened photos from Snapchat without the sender knowing the images have been saved.

More celeb nude photos leaked: Cara Delevingne, Anna Kendrick and Jennifer Lawrence (again)

55 more celeb photos leaked: Cara Delavingne, Anna Kendrick and Jennifer Lawrence (again)

Jennifer Lawrence again finds herself the subject of tawdry picture posters in what has been dubbed 'The Fappening 3' by Redditers and 4chan community members.

Apple, please provide better protection for iCloud - Secure our Selfies!

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In the wake of exposed candid celebrity photos Apple recommends using two-step verification. Would this have made a difference? Should Apple strengthen its authentication options?

Facebook vulnerability that allowed any photo to be deleted earns $12,500 bounty

Facebook vulnerability that allowed any photo to be deleted earns $12,500 bug bounty

An engineer has discovered a vulnerability in Facebook that could have allowed for any photo on the site to be deleted without the owner's knowledge.

Facebook is turning facial recognition back on - so here's how to check your "photo tagging" settings

Facebook is turning its controversial facial recognition feature back on so that your "friends" can tag you more easily in photographs.

Now would be a good time to revisit your photo tagging security settings - here's how.

Carly Rae Jepsen nude photos hacker suspect arrested

Carly Rae Jepsen nude photos hacker suspect arrested

A man who is alleged to have stolen nude photographs from the computer of "Call Me Maybe" popstar Carly Rae Jepsen has been arrested.

Facebook Photo Sync: Nine things you should know

Facebook Photo Sync: Nine things you should know

Facebook has introduced a new feature for iPhone, iPad and Android users which means you can automatically sync any photos you take on your mobile device with your Facebook account.

Here's what you should know before you enable the feature.

Prince William photos accidentally reveal RAF password

Prince William photos accidentally reveal RAF password

Prince William gets photographed doing his day job - unfortunately, someone didn't spot the password pinned to the wall behind him..

Want to disable Facebook facial recognition? Read this

Facebook and Apple to help draft facial recognition rules

Facebook's facial recognition feature comes with a privacy health warning.

Read this if you don't want Facebook to suggest your name to Facebook friends when they upload a photo of you.

Nude Heather Morris pictures - hacker blamed

Nude Heather Morris pictures - hacker blamed

Nude photos alleged to be of Glee's Heather Morris have been released on the web, after allegedly being stolen by hackers from her mobile phone.

Read this before you click on any links, and - if you're a celebrity - learn how to stop this from happening to you!

Over 90% of Facebook users hate having photos of them posted without approval

Over 90% of Facebook users hate having their photos posted without approval

Facebook users overwhelmingly agree that it's unacceptable to post photos or videos of them without asking permission first. Some even think it should be illegal.

Unfortunately, Facebook doesn't provide a way to force your friends to request your approval before tagging you in a photo.

'Deleted' Facebook photos survive online three years later

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Over two years after the issue was first raised, Facebook has admitted that it's still working on deleting photos from legacy servers in a timely manner.

Which might mean that photos that you wanted to permanently erase can still be found on Facebook's servers.

Facebook fixes flaw that allowed access to private photos

Facebook fixes flaw that allowed access to private photos

In the end, it took a picture of Mark Zuckerberg holding a dead chicken to get Facebook to fix a flaw that allowed strangers to access your private photos.

The company's motto of "Move fast and break things" is to blame for this latest privacy SNAFU.

So, Mila Kunis, if it wasn't your phone that was hacked..

Mila Kunis dormant email account hacked

Film star Mila Kunis claims that her email account was hacked, *not* her phone.. but that she wasn't exchanging flirty pictures with Justin Timberlake anyway.

Do you take enough care when you decide to switch email addresses? Or do you leave sensitive content lying around for a future intruder to stumble upon?

How to avoid having naked photos stolen by hackers

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Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake make the headlines for all the wrong reasons, as claims are made that private photos were hacked from the actress's phone. Here's our advice on how to avoid nude photos being stolen by hackers.

Nude Scarlett Johansson pictures - hacker blamed, but when will celebrities learn?

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Nude photos of Scarlett Johansson have been released on the web, after allegedly being stolen from her iPhone.

Read this before you click on any links, and - if you're a celebrity - learn how to stop this from happening to you!

Pink claims her Facebook page was 'hacked'

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Pop singer Pink has posted an angry message to hackers, who she claims stole photographs from her Facebook page.

But was Pink's Facebook page really hacked, or was she just one of the many people who have been careless with their privacy settings?

Julianne Hough leaked photos published after phone hack

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Did hackers really hack into Julianne Hough's iPhone and steal her private photos?

The actress/singer/dancer may have not wanted this kind of exposure.

Facebook changes privacy settings for millions of users - facial recognition is enabled

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Do you want Facebook to know what you look like? Do you want Facebook to recommend to your friends that they should tag you in a photograph?

If not, it's time to change your privacy settings.

Christina Aguilera's stolen saucy snapshots: beware of scams

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Private pics of pop chanteuse Christina Aguilera have cropped up in the public domain after she allegedly left her camera's memory card in a hotel in France, reported the Daily Mail. The photos emerged when they were offered for sale Read more…