In 2009, naked photographs of American baseball star Grady Sizemore circulated on the internet after being stolen from the email account of his then girlfriend, Playboy Playmate Brittany Binger.
A total of 15 photos were circulated – some showing Sizemore posing in his bathroom mirror wearing a suit, but others that showed him nude or only partially clothed. In one of the pictures, still easily available on the web, the Cleveland Indians’ star is using a coffee mug to protect his err.. modesty.
Clearly Sizemore intended these photographs, taken on his cellphone’s camera, to only be shared with his model girlfriend – but lax computer security meant they were seen by a much larger audience.
According to media reports, a 19-year-old woman has now been arrested in connection with the offence
Leah M Ayers, of Apple Valley, California, has been charged with two counts of…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
Found this article interesting? Follow Graham Cluley on Twitter to read more of the exclusive content we post.