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Once again, search and social media platforms are facing moderation challenges tied to data allegedly leaked from the president’s son’s devices.
Over the weekend, users of 4Chan’s /pol/ messageboard were whipped into a frenzy of excitement by one poster claiming to have hacked into Hunter Biden’s phone. Exact details are hard to confirm, but the original poster suggests they have used a tool called iPhone Backup Extractor to recover backup copies of the contents of an iPhone and iPad belonging to Hunter Biden — possibly by compromising his iCloud account and downloading the data from the cloud.
at least some of the images shared on 4Chan haven’t previously appeared anywhere else online
The 4Chan poster shared further instructions about…