2014 Celebirty iCloud Hacker Sent To Prison August 30 2018
Connecticut man George Garafano has been sentenced to eight months in prison for his role in the 2014 iCloud hacks that saw many celebrity photos illicitly shared on the internet. Garafano was accused of hacking the iCloud accounts of more than 200 people over the course of 18 months, including multiple celebrities.
According to the Hartford Courant, a federal judge in Connecticut ordered the eight month prison term, which will be followed by three years of supervision after release. Garafano in April pleaded guilty to sending phishing emails to his victims posing as a member of Apple's online security team to obtain usernames and passwords. During the case, prosecutors said he traded the photos that he stole with other hackers and may have sold some of them to earn extra income. So did he get off easy or was this fair let me know in the comments. For the full article click here https://www.macrumors.com/2018/08/29/icloud-celebrity-hack-fourth-hacker-sentenced/