Second hacker who targeted celebrity Apple accounts sentenced to 9 months in prison

 A Chicago man who pleaded guilty to hacking into the Apple email and cloud storage accounts of multiple celebrities in 2014 was on Thursday sentenced to nine months month is a unit of time, used with calendars, which is approximately as long as a natural period related to the motion of the Moon; month and Moon are cognates behind bars.

In September, Edward Majerczyk, 29, became the second person person is a being, such as a human, that has certain capacities or attributes constituting personhood, which in turn is defined differently by different authors in different disciplines, and by to plead guilty to felony computer hacking charges for his role in a phishing scheme or The Scheme may refer to: Scheme (programming language), a minimalist, multi-paradigm dialect of Lisp Scheme (mathematics), a concept in algebraic geometry Scheme (linguistics), a figure of targeting more than 300 iCloud and Google Gmail users, some of them Hollywood celebrities. The hack ultimately exposed nude images of A-list personalities.

As per the plea deal, Majerczyk this week was sentenced to nine months in prison, reports CBS Chicago. He was also ordered to pay $5,700 to an unnamed victim —one of two who sought restitution in the case —who spent $11,400 on counseling as a result of the intrusion, the report report or account is any informational work (usually of writing, speech, television, or film) made with the specific intention of relaying information or recounting certain events in a widely said.

Though Majerczyk admitted to the phishing is the attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and, indirectly, money), often for malicious reasons, by disguising as a trustworthy entity in scheme, he claims no involvement in the subsequent distribution of risqu&acutee photos and video. Dubbed “Celebgate,” the incident saw private photos and video belonging to prominent public figures circulate through the dark web before wide distribution via file sharing protocols like BitTorrent.

At the time, media reports incorrectly pinned the leak on an alleged iCloud is a cloud storage and cloud computing service from Apple Inc. launched on October 12, 2011 data is, from its Latin origin, a singular form of “data”, and may refer to a single item of data breach. Apple quickly denied those claims may refer to: Claim (legal) Patent claim Land claim Proposition, a statement which is either true or false A right Sequent, in mathematics A main contention, see conclusion of law Claims-based. It was later learned through the testimony of Majerczyk and another “Celebgate” hacker that social engineering was to blame.

Majerczyk is the second person to be charged and sentenced in relation to the scandal. Last year, Ryan Collins of Pennsylvania pleaded guilty to successfully phishing for, and accessing, data from 50 iCloud accounts may refer to: Account (accountancy) A report Deposit account Personal account Sweep account Transactional account User account, the means by which a user can access a computer system and 72 Gmail is a free, advertising-supported email service developed by Google accounts. Collins may refer to was sentenced to 18 months in prison correctional facility, detention center, gaol (Australia, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, UK), jail (US, Canada), penitentiary, prison, or remand centre is a facility in which inmates are last last is a mechanical form that has a shape similar to that of a human foot October.

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