Like Jennifer Lawrence's naked photo leak, the Snappening is another example of why we shouldn't trust cloud services

Danny Palmer
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The 'Snappening', the Apple iCloud hack and even hapless Brooks Newmark MP all demonstrate how people can be too quick to trust 'the cloud' with their data

"The Snappening" - the vast leak of Snapchat pictures, including thousands of nude images - and the infamous leak of photos from Apple's iCloud, including much-swapped private photos of Jennifer La...

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