FBI Confirms Probe of Mass Celebrity Hacking

Alleged nude photos of Scarlett Johansson surface
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 14, 2011 6:28 PM CDT
A 2007 file photo of Scarlett Johansson.   (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, file)

(Newser) – The FBI said today it is indeed on the case of an alleged mass hacking of celebrity cell phones, reports the Los Angeles Times. The confirmation comes after TMZ reported that Scarlett Johansson enlisted the agency's help after nude photos said to be of her showed up on websites this morning. Johansson has not commented publicly on whether the photos are actually of her. She's not alone, however: Vanessa Hudgens, Mila Kunis, Jessica Alba, and dozens of other actresses reportedly had their email accounts breached in March. Click for more.

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