The past couple of years have seen a swathe of celebrity photo leaks. As usual on the web, famous women get the worst treatment – which in this case means the widespread posting of nude photos. And in a lot of cases an iPhone, or an iCloud account, has been involved. That doesn’t mean that Apple hardware and software services are fundamentally insecure. In fact, we feel confident in saying that the iPhone is the most secure mainstream smartphone on the market right now. But it does show that nobody can be complacent about the security of their most personal data and photos. There are various ways to ensure that your intimate photos aren’t stolen and posted online by hackers: two-step authentication and an audit of your secure questions are both a good idea. But we look at this in far more detail in this article: How to keep your iPhone photos safe.