Man who hacked celebrity email accounts sentenced to prison

Christopher Chaney accessed email accounts of Scarlett Johansson, Mila Kunis, more than 40 others

By , Computerworld |  Security

Earlier this year, a hacker claimed that he had gained access to presidential contender Mitt Romney's email account using exactly the same tactic.

Jaikumar Vijayan covers data security and privacy issues, financial services security and e-voting for Computerworld. Follow Jaikumar on Twitter at @jaivijayan or subscribe to Jaikumar's RSS feed. His e-mail address is jvijayan@computerworld.com.

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