Jennifer Lawrence and numerous other celebrities are reported to be the latest victims of hacking of personal photos.

A spokesperson for the 24-year-old American Hustle star has vowed that the hacker found responsible for her nude photo leak will be prosecuted.

In a statement released to US Weekly, Lawrence's representative said: "This is a flagrant violation of privacy. The authorities have been contacted and will prosecute anyone who posts the stolen photos of Jennifer Lawrence."

It is also reported that up to 100 celebrities have been involved in the large-scale security breach, including, Michelle Keegan, Cara Delevingne, Cat Deeley, Kelly Brook, Rihanna, Glee star Lea Michele, Aubrey Plaza, Candice Swanepoel, Hillary Duff and Kaley Cuocom

Photos of Kim Kardashian, Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Kate Bosworth, Victoria Justice, Emily Browning and models Jenny McCarthy and Kate Upton are also believed to have been leaked online.