Celebrity photo hacks: How to keep your information secure in the cloud
By Matt Murray, TODAY
(NBC News) - After an alleged hack over the holiday weekend that leaked dozens of celebrities' personal photos, many cloud users are now wondering if their digital information is secure.
Mashable's chief correspondent and tech expert, Lance Ulanoff, visited the Orange Room Tuesday morning to answer TODAY viewer questions about cloud storage systems — and offered tips on how you can protect your information.
Use strong unique passwords and beware of phishing attacks
You don't need to stop using cloud-based services
The cloud is encrypted and secure, but bad passwords can make any system vulnerable
If you suspect your cloud has been hacked, change your passwords
It's too early to tell if a gap in Apple's security systems are the cause of the attack
You decide what is stored in the clouds
Change your iCloud password every three months
The photos you take on SnapChat can be saved by others