The man who hacked into hundreds of iCloud accounts of Hollywood stars and others before leaking their nude photos across the internet has been sentenced. Connecticut man George Garafano became infamous when he stole private photos from people including Jennifer Lawrence and made them available across the internet. He was sentenced to eight months in prison this week, in federal court in Bridgeport. After prison, he must serve three years of supervised release and perform 60 hours of community service. The hack became infamous because of the celebrities it hit: Jennifer Lawrence, Kirsten Dunst, Kate Upton and a range of other famous people had their photos stolen and leaked across the web.
Hackers shared nude photos of Lawrence and several other female stars beginning in August 2014.
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Click here to enlarge the cover. Subscribe now for access. The magazine will be on national newsstands on October Lawrence originally met with V. News broke that hackers had stolen personal photos of her and posted them online on August 31—two weeks after the interview and a month after her July 29 cover shoot with Patrick Demarchelier.
You can just be at a barbecue and somebody can just pull them up on their phone,' says actor. Lawrence, who has starred in Silver Linings Playbook , X Men , and American Hustle , said she decided not to sue because she was more focused on coping with what had happened. When I first found out it was happening, my security reached out to me. It was happening minute-to-minute - it was almost like a ransom situation where they were releasing new ones every hour or so. That was a really impossible thing to process. So I wasn't interested in suing everybody; I was just interested in healing. Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Lawrence, who was the highest paid actress in the world in both and , said the hacking made her feel like a bad role model for young women.