Bryan Hamade was named as the source of the leak after he tried to sell intimate pictures of actress Jennifer Lawrence in return for Bitcoin.
'We take user privacy very seriously and are actively investigating this report,' said Apple.
Actress Jennifer Lawrence has contacted the authorities to find who stole and posted nude images of her online.
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Weaknesses in app security is becoming a growing problem for owners of mobile devices, says McAfee Labs.
Barclays is unveiling a voice recognition system that it claims will slash the time it takes to access your account from 90 seconds to just ten.
Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry announced the release of new 'enhanced security' for its popular BBM messaging.
A Romanian national using the online moniker 'Guccifer' was indicted on charges of hacking into email accounts of high-profile people.
Malicious AC/DC charging points and insecure wifi networks are just a few things to watch out for.
Security experts say phones can appear to be shut down, but really be on a low-power mode with communication chips active.
Russian police have arrested two alleged hackers they say extorted money from users of Apple devices by locking them and demanding payment.
Passwords could be replaced by unique hand-drawn lines to improve security, experts say.
Security researchers have uncovered new bugs in the web encryption software that caused the pernicious Heartbleed internet threat.
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