Today, all of us have cell phones. Celebrities do have cell phones, and they are more prone to hacking. In this article, we will talk about famous persons who got their phones hacked. And of course, this caused a lot of embarrassment for them. Below is a list of several celebrities who got their cell phone or email account hacked at some point in their lives.
Carly RaeJepsen is first on our list. She is a Canadian singer-songwriter. In 2007, she got third position in Canadian Idol season 5 competition. She contacted police and said that a hacker stole her nude photos. While you can see a few incriminating pictures of her, she says that her sex tape doesn’t exist.
Heather Elizabeth Morris is the 2nd phone hacking victim on our list. She is a model, singer, dancer and actress based in USA. She is famous for her role in Glee. In March 2012, many people saw her nude photos on the web, which damaged her reputation badly.
Olivia Munn, a “newsroom” actress got her phone hacked in 2012, and her photos were leaked on the Internet. But she said that the photos were of some other lady.
Christina Rene Hendricks is a famous actress from the USA, who is famous for her role in the TV series Mad Men. She admitted often that the vixen’s mobile phone was hacked, but she claimed that the photos where a girl is topless were not of her.
David Jude Law is an Actor, director and film producer. His phone was hacked in 2003 and 2006, reported on BBC News. In a statement, he said that he was suspicious about how things about his personal life being discussed in press. He changed his cell phones, had his house swept for spy devices, but the problem persisted.
Vanessa Hudgens is a USA-based singer and actress. In march 2012, she had a meeting with law enforcement officials when her nude photos and videos were put on the web. But this couldn’t stop the hacker, and the world saw her pictures. However, in some cases, request could be made to the website to delete the content.
As soon as topless pictures of Scarlett Johansson, who is an American actress and singer, appeared on the Internet, the FBI conducted investigation and identified a main leader of the hacking ring. The lawyer of the actress said that they will file cases against websites that published the pictures.
Mila Kunis is a USA-based actress. She moved to Los Angeles from Soviet Union when she was just 7 years old. Fortunately, none of her sexy photos were released when her phone was hacked, but a few compromising photos of her friends were leaked.
In 2012, Naked photos of the lookalike of Blake Lively were uploaded on may sites on the Internet. When the actress said that those were not her photos, the hacker leaked more photos in order to tease her further. She is an American actress. She also works in TV and movies.
Miley Cyrus is a USA-based actress cum singer-songwriter. In TV series Doc and the movie Big Fish, she played small roles when she was a small girl. Her phone was hacked several times. Not only was her phone, her email account also hacked many times. As soon as her photos were published on the Net, many sites got the photos and published them, causing her a good deal of embarrassment.
Sienna Miller was very popular in the NOTW phone hacking scandal. Her phone was also tracked, and she got very embarrassed. You may have read or heard about News Of the World phone hacking scandal. The case is still on, and many people have been accused of phone hacking. Rebecca was also one of them. According to some reports, the phone was hacked hundreds of times.
Many phone hacking scandal came to light in Hollywood, and one of them involves Jessica Alba. Yes, Jessica Alba’s phone was also hacked. She was pregnant in those days, and the hacker leaked her nude photos on the Internet. In a few hours, the nude pictures were spread all over the web, and many sites made them available to general public, which caused a lot of problems for the actress.
When it comes to phone hacking scandals and famous actors, Julianne Hough is a boring celebrity. When her cell phone was hacked by an unknown hacker, her private pictures with the host of American Idol Ryan Seacrest were leaked. She was shocked to know that her pictures with her boy friend had been leaked.
Paris Hilton is also a famous celebrity. She is also an American actress and entertainer. Fortunately, her friends faced the music when her phones numbers were leaked to Nicole Richie and this news hit the Internet. Not only was her phone number, some of her personal photos also leaked.
So, this was a brief look at the celebrities who got their phone’s hacked in the past. Phone hacking scandals came out every other day, and they cause a good deal of embarrassment for them. The question is how to stay safe from hackers? For this, you can do a few things. First of all, you should keep your phone locked. Only you should be able to unlock it with a password. Secondly, you should install antivirus on your phone. It will alert you as soon as a virus enters your phone.
No matter what you do, you cannot stay 100% safe from hackers. Hackers are highly skilled programmer that know how to take advantage of weaknesses in software. So, they break into the OS of a smartphone and get access to the data. But a common user, on the other hand, is not as prone to phone hacking as famous people. But the fact of the matter is that phone hacking causes a lot of trouble and in some cases, like in News of The World, it causes billions of dollars of loss, as the newspaper has been shut down.