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Miley Cyrus Hacker

Secrets Revealed

10/17/2011 5:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Miley Cyrus Hacked
A man who claims to have hacked the emails and cell phones of numerous celebrities -- including those who were hacked by the Hackerazzi who now faces criminal charges -- has given TMZ a road map on how he did the dirty deed.

A man who has been contacting TMZ for nearly two years -- trying to peddle multiple celeb images, including nude pics of Scarlett Johansson -- has revealed how he hacked Miley Cyrus' Gmail account.

The man says he simply went to Miley's Gmail and tried accessing it. The prompt asked a security question ... the name of one of her girlfriends. He guessed the one she's known the longest, based on a Google search -- and he scored.

He says, "When I saw that, I couldn't believe it."

As for who the man is ... we've never met him, but it could be Christoper Chaney using a different email address.

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Truth    

I'D PUT MILEY CYRUS IN JAIL FOR STUPIDITY ---> GIVE THE TYKE BITCH A LIFE SENTENCE AT THAT. SRUSLY, A PASSWORD THAT CAN BE LOOKED UP ON GOOGLE?? HOW RETARDED CAN ONE BE??? AT LEAST SHE COULD HAVE USED HER MOST OFT USED DRUG INSTEAD OF HER GIRLFRIEND'S NAME, SMH. YALL THINKING THE NEW PASSWORD IS "SALVIA" BUT IT'S REALLY "CRACKHEAD". TRUTH!!

1101 days ago
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Pickle8182    

What was the purpose of this article?

1101 days ago
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Mary P    

Just about the same as dumb Paris who used her dogs name for her security check and how her stuff got out. All this personnel they have around them and no one tells them "Gee don't use the most popular thing on Google when you search yourself as your password".

1101 days ago
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John    

Love the photo in this story. Shows Miley is about to go DOWN HARD on some cawk!

1101 days ago
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writenow    

By the number of comments made, it's clear people would rather read spam bots than anything about this long time, over-hyped, so-so talent fame chaser.

1101 days ago
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Craig    

TMZ - If this guy has emailed you, why don't you look at the IP address the emails were sent from. You can trace him that way.

1101 days ago
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Stacy    

calling that hacking is an insult to hackers. Hey everyone I guessed someones password was "123456", Im such an uber hacker.

1101 days ago
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Lisa    

But this is so true, all those security questions asked can easily be known for celebritries...where you went to high school, your father's middle name. I think accounts security should be different 4 celebrities since their life is pretty much open book.

1100 days ago
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TheUltraworld    

If celebs want privacy, they will have to change up their passwords regularly and make them unusual.

1100 days ago
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derp    

Stop calling it "hacking" because it's not that. It's called social engineering. It's possible in this day and age when people post so much of their personal information out there for the world to see. Being able to manipulate people through phishing for their personal information is ridiculously easy. It's quite scary actually.

1100 days ago
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_][ Character_Assassin ][_    

@ derp... it's far from Social Engineering and a dollar short of Hacking which requires "one" to use codes which requires a person to use alpha-numeric with symbols to access another's computer or personal electronics. It's more of a "deductive reasoning" if you asked me.

1100 days ago
12.

yorky    

THE PICTURE THE tmz put she looks like shes having an ORGASM!!!

1100 days ago
13.

Hammer    

What I don't understand is how to they get their email addresses?

1100 days ago
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dropped    

INB4 MORAL HYPOCRITES SAYING IF CELEBRATES DONT WANT THEIR NUDE PICTURES OUT THERE THEY SOUND NEVER BE TAKING THEM AT ALL!

1100 days ago
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Bob Mckenzie    

I hope we see real non-photpshopped nude pics of Miley Cyrus soon.

1100 days ago
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