At the start of the year, [DaniWeb reported](https://www.daniweb.com/internet-marketing/social-media-and-communities/news/470719/snapchat-plays-blame-game-after-hack) how Snapchat, the self-destruct photo messaging service, had been hacked and information regarding 4.5 million users had been stolen. Fast forward to now, and Snapchat is again in the mire: nude images have started to appear on 4chan which have been stolen from Snapchat accounts. According to new [reports](http://venturebeat.com/2014/10/10/snapchat-responds-to-nude-photo-hack-passes-blame-to-users/) images from 200,000 Snapchat accounts have been stolen and are now starting to appear online. Snapchat itself denies that its own servers have been breached, however it does confirm that accounts have been hacked. This rather confusing admission would appear to be due …

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The photo messaging application Snapchat, which allows users to post images, video and text on a time limited basis to a group of recipient users, has been hacked. The attraction of Snapchat, apart from not being Facebook and therefore somewhere teenagers can meet online without their parents having a clue about it, is in the 'Mission Impossible' nature of the service: your photo will self-destruct in 10 seconds. Well sort of, as users set the time limit up to 10 seconds that the snap will be viewable to the receiving group, after which they can no longer see it and …

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The End.