Austrian Times RSS FeedsLike the Austrian Times Facebook page!Follow us on Twitter!


Events for December
M T W T F S S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
Add your event FREE

Today

Videos


BurgKino

Pub Quiz everyTuesday at Johnny's Pub

Popular in Austria


Cosmo&Nanu

Naked pics hacked from iCloud end up public as Russian TV star failed to pay 17,000 pounds

Naked pics hacked from iCloud end up public as Russian TV star failed to pay 17,000 pounds

A Russian TV star who refused to pay 17,000 GBP demanded by blackmailers after they hacked her iCloud account has had intimate photographs which she took of herself released online and to the media.

Actress and presenter Ksenia Borodina, 31, said the fact that the pictures had been released and widely republished had left her devastated.

She said: "I got a request for 1 million rubles threatening to publish intimate photographs of myself unless the money was paid within a week. I didn't believe it at first that they really had the pictures, until they sent them back to me and then I instantly contacted the police."

The 31-year-old who studied for several years in England before returning to Russia and landed a leading role as a TV presenter and later as an actress and was married to the Russian businessman Yuriy Budagov.

The problem of hackers stealing intimate and personal data is a growing one in Russia where there have been several high-profile attacks on Russian celebrities who have had information and pictures stolen.

She said: "I refused to pay the money and as a result they did as they threatened."

The couple had a child together, Maria Budagova aged five, before divorcing in 2011 and she said she was worried about the fact that her daughter might eventually see the pictures more than anything else.

Police are trying to work out how the hackers got access to the woman's private iCloud and had been testing the computer she has at her home in Moscow for clues.

Austrian Times


Are you on Facebook? Like the Austrian Times on Facebook and win great prizes!


Cosmo and Nanu
ORF Watch

Tag cloud:
aged  hackers  money  problem  stolen  attacks  personal  data  police  profile  iCloud  Russian  Actress  celebrities  Budagov  stealing  intimate  presenter  star  hacked

Latest News

 

Ebola's deadly reach impacts Vienna student
Austria has yet to record its first case of Ebola, but the feared virus has already had a severe impact on the lives of Africans living in Vienna.

Grigorij Sokolov Works His Magic At Vienna Konzerthaus
Whilst the world-famous Wizard of Oz played at the Volksoper, there was another Wizard in the Konzerthaus giving his 16th performance in Vienna!

Penelope Cruz To Play The Ice Cream Killer
The memoirs of the woman dubbed the Ice Cream Killer after she shot dead two ex-lovers before hacking the bodies up with a chainsaw and telling neighbours the noise was a new ice cream machine are due to be turned into a blockbuster with Penelope Cruz playing the lead role.

Kid Left In Coma After Beaten By Teacher For Talking
This is the shocking image of a little Chinese girl before and after she was punished by her teacher - for talking in class.

Freezing Rain Causes Chaos In Central Europe
Freezing weather has arrived in Europe with a vengeance with a layer of ice blanketing parts of Austria, Germany and the Czech Republic and causing traffic chaos.

Holey Smoke As Car Disappears Down Sinkhole
Motorist Wei Hsiao found himself in a hole lot of trouble in China when a giant sinkhole opened up on the road beneath him, swallowing his entire car.

Shock Moment Police Helicopter Explodes On Street
This is the moment a police helicopter exploded into a spinning ball of flame in Chile when a fire truck clipped one of its rotors.

More Than Twenty 100,000 GBP Motors Used In Bridal Convoy
A Chinese couple who wanted to have the most expensive wedding convoy possible arranged for a convoy of top of the range cars including a stretch Hummer followed by Lamborghinis, Porsches and other VIP motors.

Riot Police Star In Downs Syndrome Calendar
Spanish riot police have joined forces with Down's syndrome kids to take part in a special calendar for charity.

Chinese Nuclear Winter Smog Leaves Clinics Full
Fresh proof of Chinese scientists' claims that the country's toxic air pollution resembles a nuclear winter are shown by these images that show clinics and hospitals packed with patients suffering with trouble breathing.

 


Mala Vrata

The most popular stories –
last 7 days



Don't moan alone, the Ombudsman Investigates.

Why suffer in silence. Let off steam by letting our readers share your troubles. File your complaints about anything and everything here.

Our ombudsman David Rogers will try and help solve some of the problems from lazy civil servants through to incompetent companies – and at the very least the worst transgressors will end up in our weekly special report.


Austrian Zimmers