Over 200,000 Snapchat photos leaked online

THOUSANDS of pictures and videos from messaging service Snapchat have been leaked online.

According to The Guardian, video and pictures from as many as 200,000 users were posted online over the weekend.

Snapchat have denied it’s servers were comprised and said the origin of the files was a third-party app.


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Hackers are believed to have stolen the images from a website called snapsaved.com which allows users to view and save Snapchat messages on a desktop browser.

Snapsaved confirmed the breach in a statement, “As soon as we discovered the breach in our systems, we immediately deleted the entire website and the database associated with it.”

 

The leak of thousands of Snapchat images follows the widespread hacking of naked celebrity photos last month.

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