Bryan Hamade, Georgia Man Linked to Nude Celebs Leak; Says He is Innocent
A 26-year old man from Georgia, accidentally included his personal information in a 4chan post claiming responsibility for hacking celebrity nude photos, has recently began denying his involvement as soon as his name was revealed online yesterday.
According to reports, Bryan Hamade, a server administrator for Southern Digital Media ,was linked to the massive hack after he allegedly posted a desktop screenshot to 4chan demanding bitcoins in exchange for his .
Quickly, users on Reddit noticed that the 4chan post included the user’s network, matched a post he had previously made on Reddit.
According to Buzzfeed, Hamade is currently driving around Georgia looking for an open law office so he can hire a lawyer. But, Hamade is not the original hacker but, posted the screenshot in order to scam interested users:
“I am not behind this. It was so stupid I saw a lot of people posting the actual leaks and bitcoin addresses and I’ve read a lot about bitcoin and how they’re are valuable and I thought, oh cool I’ll get free bitcoins,” he told BuzzFeed. “I am just an idiot who tried to pull one over on 4chan and lost big time and stupidly left this identifying information. They took my proof and back traced it it isn’t remotely true. I am not a hacker. I have no idea how the hell someone could hack into all those accounts.”