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Fears over whether thousands of naked videos and images sent via Snapchat could be leaked this weekend remain shrouded in confusion.
On Friday, an anonymous 4chan user claimed he or she had obtainedimages from the messaging service and that they would be released in an event branded the "Snappening". Although one poster said that the leak would take place once all the images had been collected into a database, others have claimed that the event is a hoax 4chan snapchat usernames up to spread viruses.
On Saturday, an anonymous post on 4chan — an image-sharing website responsible for releasing hundreds of naked images of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence — published by an individual claiming responsibility for the hacking, said that no further photos would be ed. However, it is unclear whether the photos are genuine, or if the poster is even behind the leak.
The poster claims the leaks are "an invasion of privacy" and "will aid no one and hurt us in the end". The leaks were first brought to wider attention by Kenny Withers, a self-confessed "Snappening" expert, who has since written on his blog that he believes there are more revelations in the pipeline and that the latest scandal is not a hoax. Withers claims that s from show they have plans to establish a website where anyone can search for the leaked photos by a Snapchat username and have set a deadline of Sunday within which to publish them.
Dubbed the "Snappening", it is alleged that roughlySnapchat s have been compromised, with the images thought to have been taken 4chan snapchat usernames Snap Save, a third-party app which saved the normally self-destructing photos without informing the sender. Ordinarily, if a photo is saved through Snapchat the sender will be alerted, but Snap Save stores all images and does not send any notifications.
The current scandal recalls last month's "Fappening", when naked pictures of celebrities were posted to 4chan. It is a sex crime. While there had been fears that many of the photos would be explicit and of children, as around half of Snapchat's 4. The data breach is not the first to affect Snapchat users. In January this year the usernames and phone s of 4.
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