Gained Access To The Computers Of 50 Pop Stars

Gained Access To The Computers Of 50 Pop Stars

The pair of German hackers access to the computers of Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga and other 50 pop stars. According to German police, they used simple invasive programs called Trojans and broke into private computer networks. Hackers downloaded hundreds of documents including music, credit card details, emails and photographs.

One of the issue was blackmail threats over intimate photographs. Like a picture of the American singer Kesha, reportedly naked and having sex.

But prosecutors believe their main goal was unreleased musical material, which can fetch high prices on the internet. They sold some of the music they had obtained.

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