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.
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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. But it hit normal internet users, too, and Garofano was accused of stealing photos and private information from people. He admitted he had posed as a member of Apple's security staff and sent messages claiming that he needed to get hold of their usernames and passwords. When people replied to those authentic-looking messages with their login information, he broke into their iCloud accounts and stole their photos and other private information. Jennifer Lawrence has referred to the attack as being equivalent to a sex crime and has called for harsher sentenced for those convicted of such behaviour.
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A hacker was sentenced to eight months in prison on Wednesday for a scheme that exposed intimate photos of the actor Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities. George Garofano, 26, was accused of illegally hacking the private Apple iCloud accounts of people, including Hollywood stars as well as average internet users, allowing their nude photos and private information to be spread around the internet. He was one of four people charged in the hacking scandal , in which private photos of Lawrence, Kate Upton, Kirsten Dunst and others were published online. Lawrence said at the time the invasion was equivalent to a sex crime, and called for tougher laws. A federal judge at a US district court in Bridgeport, Connecticut, ordered Garofano to serve the prison term followed by three years of supervised release.
The year-old actress said in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter Awards Chatter podcast that it's still "impossible" for her to process how hackers leaked naked pictures of her online in That was a really impossible thing to process. Hackers shared nude photos of Lawrence and several other female stars beginning in August after breaching Apple's iCloud storage system. Lawrence said she chose not to sue Apple because it wouldn't restore her privacy. So I wasn't interested in suing everybody; I was just interested in healing," she added. Lawrence previously declared the hack "a sex crime" in the November issue of Vanity Fair.