Connecticut man charged with hacking into computers of Jennifer Lawrence and other Hollywood stars in ‘Celebgate’ breach

HARTFORD, Conn. — Federal authorities in Los Angeles accused a Connecticut man of being one of the hackers behind “Celebgate,” an infamous 2014 cybercrime that involved breaking into the private accounts of A-list celebrities and splashing their nude photos across the internet. The U.S. Attorney’s office in Los Angeles alleged that George Garofano, a 26-year-old resident…