According to TMZ, the group is threatening to release photos and videos accessed from the 20-year-old's iPhone, and plans to sell them to media outlets if they don't get the money they're after.
So far, the Victoria's Secret model is refusing to pay, and is working with both law enforcement and a private security company to find and prosecute the hackers.
The threat comes just over a year after the series of hacks which involved private photos of celebrity women including Rihanna, Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lawrence being leaked.
Of the Apple security breach, Jennifer Lawrence told Vanity Fair, “It is not a scandal. It is a sex crime. It is a sexual violation. It’s disgusting. The law needs to be changed, and we need to change. That’s why these Web sites are responsible."
She continued, " Just the fact that somebody can be sexually exploited and violated, and the first thought that crosses somebody’s mind is to make a profit from it. It’s so beyond me. I just can’t imagine being that detached from humanity. I can’t imagine being that thoughtless and careless and so empty inside.”
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