Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Jessica Teich Globe correspondent January 10, 2019 Quick: If there were a fire in your house and you could only save one material item, what would it be? Did you, like so many others, think of photo albums and home videos? It’s a sensible answer: “Your photos are your life story,” says Mike Hagan, photographer and author of “Thousands of Images, Now What?”Today, we use our phones as our cameras and photo albums. What if there was a proverbial fire in your phone, maybe in the form of a drop into a puddle, a bad fall, or a theft? What would happen to those photos and memories? Would you know how to save and recover them? Advertisement “Having offsite photo storage is really essential,” says Chris Sanchez, a professional photographer and founder of Boston Photography Workshops. “You just never know what’s … [Read more...] about How to protect all of those pictures trapped on your phone (and how to set them free)
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A HACKER has put online hundreds of stolen X-rated photos — all of women who live in Sunderland. The mystery tormentor put up a list of 65 women in alphabetical order with dozens of pictures of each, ranging from topless snaps to sex shots. The photos have appeared on WhatsApp, Twitter and in private messages. Each time they are deleted they surface somewhere else. The only connection between the women is they are all from the same city. One victim, a 32-year-old mother of two, said: “I heard about it when a friend told me she was sent a link that went to topless pictures of me. It’s humiliating, degrading and awful. “They’re holiday snaps. But I didn’t take the pictures or authorise anyone to take them. “I was on a boat with 15 other girls at the time. I’d never even seen the pictures before. LatestFINAL TEXT Missing mum texted lover she was 'going to bed early' on night she vanished NEWBORN DEATH Mum of baby who died ‘with 41 … [Read more...] about Hacker posts hundreds of X-rated photos online of 65 women who all live in Sunderland
By Mark Gurman, Bloomberg News Published 4:43 pm CDT, Wednesday, September 12, 2018 Apple Watch series 4 devices are displayed during an Apple Inc. event at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. Apple Inc. took the wraps off a renewed iPhone strategy on Wednesday, debuting a trio of phones that aim to spread the company's latest technology to a broader audience. less Apple Watch series 4 devices are displayed during an Apple Inc. event at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. Apple Inc. took the wraps off a renewed iPhone ... more Photo: David Paul Morris /Bloomberg Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, shows the pricing of the new iPhone Xs Max during an event to announce new products Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Cupertino, Calif. Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of … [Read more...] about Apple touts its largest screens, cheaper models in iPhone revamp
A MAN who hacked the iCloud accounts of more than 200 Hollywood stars has been jailed. Among those affected was actress Jennifer Lawrence, who had intimate photos shared online. Here’s more about what happened. What were the Jennifer Lawrence leaked photographs? Private photographs of actress Jennifer Lawrence and other stars were posted to Reddit after a hacker gained access to the iCloud accounts of around 200 Hollywood celebrities between April 2013 and October 2014. The intimate snaps were shared after a phishing scheme sent emails appearing to be from Apple security accounts asking for usernames and passwords. The scandal has been dubbed “celebgate” and involved multiple hackers. Fellow actresses Kate Upton, Kirsten Dunst, and Meagan Good were also targeted, with their private images and videos also shared online. What did Jennifer Lawrence say after her photographs were leaked? Speaking to Hollywood Reporter in 2017, she said: “When the hacking thing … [Read more...] about What were the Jennifer Lawrence leaked photos and who is iCloud hacker George Garofano?
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Hiawatha Bray Globe staff August 27, 2018 They say it’s the Golden Age of Television. But it’s our gold, and some of us would rather hang onto it.Millions of viewers have given up on traditional cable or satellite TV; “cutting the cord,” as it’s known, can save you a nice piece of change if you do it right. Or you could end up spending as much as you did on your old TV service, and even much more. BRING ON THE BROADBAND For many cord-cutters, it begins with broadband. Much of the best TV is online these days, so you can bypass cable or satellite services if your Internet services is good enough. Unfortunately, about half of Americans have access to only one high-end broadband provider, so there’s little competition to keep them honest. Also, many have to make do with sluggish DSL services over old-school phone lines. To … [Read more...] about How to cut the cable cord and still be able to watch TV