Home / Software & Service News / Hackers target Leslie Jones, post nude photos to her site

Hackers target Leslie Jones, post nude photos to her site

Leslie Jones, the Ghostbusters and SNL star who has been the target of vicious online harassment this summer, has fallen victim to a hack that compromised her personal photos and info. According to Variety, Jones’ website was hacked and nude photos from her iCloud account were published to its front page. Images of her passport and driver’s license have also been shared. Jones has yet to offer an official comment on the situation (either on Twitter or anywhere else) but her personal website is currently down entirely.

This marks just the latest incident in a summer in which Jones has been at the center of a number of online attacks. Ever since the female-led Ghostbusters project was announced, those involved with it have dealt with harassment from a variety of trolls who think it’s reasonable to verbally abuse other humans because of a movie. But Jones’ has borne the brunt of it, and things have gotten worse since the film came out in June.

About a month ago, notorious troll Milo Yiannopoulos led a host of like-minded idiots in an organized Twitter attack on Jones in which she dealt with a huge stream of racist comments. Jones briefly left Twitter, but the company stepped in and permanently banned Yiannopoulous. Jones returned to the platform shortly thereafter — and used her celebrity to defend USA Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas, who was recently on the receiving end of some online harassment herself.

While it’s not clear exactly how Jones fell victim to hackers or who did the hacking, it’s not a stretch to imagine this all came about as fallout after Yiannopoulos was banned from Twitter. The internet is a vast and ugly place, and there are plenty of trolls still looking to punish Jones for having the temerity to be a black woman.

Click Here For Original Source Of The Article

About Ms. A. C. Kennedy

Ms. A. C. Kennedy
My name is Ms A C Kennedy and I am a Health practitioner and Consultant by day and a serial blogger by night. I luv family, life and learning new things. I especially luv learning how to improve my business. I also luv helping and sharing my information with others. Don't forget to ask me anything!

Check Also

The City of Tomorrow: The future of urban transportation is being built today

TwitterFacebook

Innovation happens when people come together. Nowhere is that more obvious than in our bustling cities around the world. And as resident numbers continue to climb, some of the most populated locations across the globe are faced with the opportunity to not only shape the future — but to design it.

According to a 2014 United Nations report, 54 percent of the world's population resides in urban areas; by 2050 that number is expected to rise to 66 percent. That’s a lot of people.

An increase in population can lead to a whole slew of transportation issues — many of which you probably experience regularly. From congestion on the roads and inefficient traffic patterns to unreliable public transportation and rising commute times, city dwellers know how painful it can be when systems start to fail.
Read more...

More about Supported, Transportation, Future, Innovation, and City Life

css.php