Onscreen, comedian and Ghostbusters actress Leslie Jones has had a great, name-making 2016. But online, things have only gotten worse for Jones, who today suffered another in a series of horrifying... - From Vox
On Wednesday morning, a hacker who finagled their way into Jones’s iCloud account released her photos, including some nude shots, as well as personal information: photos of her passport and driver’s license, her phone number, and her Twitter password — on Jones’s official website, no less.
The site, which has already been taken down, also featured a video of the gorilla Harambe, who was shot and killed in an Ohio zoo this year, the Wrap reported.
The hack feels like a nasty amalgam of doxxing — the act of revealing personal information about a person, like her address — and 2014’s nude photo celebrity hack of actresses like Jennifer Lawrence and Blake Lively.
Twitter’s response was to ban Milo Yiannopoulos, a columnist and alt-right provocateur who encouraged Jones’s Twitter harassment.
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