Add to favorite
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Computer Specialist From Samara Involved In Publication Of Intimate Pictures Of Hollywood Stars
October 16, 2014 09:35


The British tabloids The Daily Mail and The Sun on Sunday stated that a Russian citizen was involved in the publication of intimate pictures of Hollywood stars stolen from the cloud file storage service iCloud.

According to the publications, they speak of a 28-year-old computer specialist from Samara Sergei Kholodovskiy. Sergei himself told to the British editions that he had no relation to the theft of the pictures taken by him from public sources.

The Sun on Sunday claims that the Russian admitted he had been supporting the website in Arizona where the pictures were published. According to him, the website is owned by his partner - another Russian living in Europe. Kholodovskiy told to the tabloid that he communicated with the employer only through the Internet and did not know his real name. The leakage from iCloud service automatically registering every iPhone owner occurred on September 1, 2014. The investigation of the incident involved FBI and Apple company.

The company promised to reinforce security in the cloud storage and send e-mail warnings to iCloud users on attempts to change the password, download data from iCloud to a new device, as well as on the first log-in with a new device. The Daily Mail also stated that it contacted the Russian, who said he had no relation to the theft of photos from iCloud and took all pictures published on the website from open sources. RBC tried to contact Kholodkovskiy through his accounts available in the social networks.

Kholodkovskiy did not answer the questions of RBC at the time of the material preparation. In an interview with The Daily Mail the Russian said that the support of the website with brings him little money, but he works with many websites. The identities of the people involved in the incident have not yet been officially determined.


Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags: Sergei Kholodovskiy. hacker attack    

Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

The 72th Anniversary Of Luban Offensive Bronze Soldier safe and sound, why Russians keep rebelling? Singers Boycott Russian Radio Russian legal system: in urgent need of reforms Aeroflot Improved Its Position In the Global Ranking

comments powered by Disqus

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
Russian business  Rosneft  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian lifestyle  Amber  Moscow  Monuments  Maxim Kuzmin  Russian history  Maria Sharapova  books and reading  Russian politicians  Pechory  Russian transport  Mikhail Bulgakov  Russian Meteorological Center   Visa   Tyumen  Sergei Yesenin  Peter Aidu  Dima Yakovlev Law  Russian Souvenirs  Franz Josef Land   FC Zenith  Malaga  Russian Cinema  State Award of the Russian Federation  Samara  Norilsk Nickel  Peterhof  Kurily Urup Island  Russia in space  Archeology  Hermitage Hotel  Vandalism  Painting  Russian spacecrafts  Russian journalists  Russian Internet  Kazan Gifts  Russian Literature  Pavel Cherenkov  Alexander Spirin  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  the Amur Region   Russian tourism  Russian Nature  Russian art  State Museum of Local Studies  Danila Kozlovsky 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites