Kim Kardashian’s nude photos have leaked online. Vanessa Hugdens, and U.S. soccer goalie Hope Solo, are also victims in the most recent string of celebrities getting hacked.
Kardashian and the stars photos leaked to 4chan, and then started trending on Twitter. The photos were removed quickly from the site, due to 4chan’s new internet policy on copyright infringement.
Earlier this month, Mrs. West said, “I think it’s a wake-up call for people to make sure they have every privacy setting. It seems like there are a lot of people that love to spend their time hacking peoples’ information and that’s just a scary thing.”
Kim woke up today to discover that her privacy settings were in need of an update. A representative hasn’t come forward to speak about the incident yet.
The photos haven’t been confirmed official yet, being that she apparently isn’t wearing her wedding ring in them. There’s also the possibility that they were taken before her marriage to Kanye West.
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Since Labor Day, the group of celebrities just keeps growing, but Kardashian and Solo are new to the ‘I Got Hacked’ club. Pictures of Hudgens unfortunately leaked earlier this month once before, along with Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Rihanna, and many more.
Unlike 4chan, which recently updated their online law, websites have a low tolerance policy for photos of this type. This allows the images to stay online, and eventually go viral.
With Kim Kardashian being the latest celebrity to get hacked, it seems the attacks aren’t slowing down. 4chan and Reddit are now breeding grounds for hackers, in a scary September to be a celebrity.