Apple: Breach 'not behind leaked celebrity photos,' firm says

The leaking of explicit celebrity photos and videos was not the result of breaches in the security of Apple's computer systems, the company has said.

The US tech giant said none of the cases it had so far investigated were a result of its iCloud or Find my iPhone systems being hacked but as a result of a "very targeted attack" on the security procedures of celebrity accounts.

Stars including actress Jennifer Lawrence have threatened to take legal action over the release of the photos.

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Cameron Diaz: Naked photo hacking 'a major violation'

Cameron Diaz has called the leaking of explicit photos and videos of dozens of female celebrities "a major violation".

Diaz, who stars in a new film about a couple whose homemade sex tape accidentally goes public, said, "I think that people really need to look at ... how would they feel if it happened to them?"

Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel on This Morning sofa. Credit: ITV/This Morning

Speaking on ITV's This Morning, the actress said: "Whoever has done it, they will be caught and made examples of. This can happen to anyone. If these guys can do it to this group of people then everyone's vulnerable to it.

Her co-star Jason Segel called it "a terrible crime," adding, "It's very easy when you use the word 'celebrity' to take away the human aspect but there is an actual person with a life."

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