Jennifer Lawrence contacted authorities and her publicist has stated that the authorities will prosecute anyone who posts leaked images of her.
According to law enforcement officials, Herrera was just one of several people under investigation and the FBI carried out various searches across the country.
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A related search warrant application mentioned eight victims with initials A.
The images were initially believed to have been obtained via a breach of Apple 's cloud services suite iCloud ,    or a security issue in the iCloud API which allowed them to make unlimited attempts at guessing victims' passwords.
iCloud leaks of celebrity photos
The hacker responsible for the leak, who described themselves as being a "collector", distributed the leaked images on the image boards 4chan and Anon-IB in exchange for Bitcoin. October 28, — via www. During the investigation, it was found that Collins phished by sending e-mails to the victims that looked like they came from Apple or Google, warning the victims that their accounts might be compromised and asking for their account details. Archived from the original on August 31, Kelihos Stars Metulji botnet Duqu Alureon.