Instagram Hacked, One Hacker got Access to valuable data

Instagram admitted that they were hacked and information was obtained by the hackers. The Hacking source is a bug in the Instagram API, says the company and admitted that at least one hacker was successful in stealing important data.

Instagram is part of the social media giant, Facebook, that bought the picture social media a few years ago. Instagram is avery popular social network, with millions of pictures sharing every day. Almost every celebrity and business has an Instagram account to stay connect with the fans.

The report says that Top rated accounts were targeted by the hackers, and the hacker stole Emails of high value profiles and that includes their personal numbers. Just few days ago 2 famous accounts were hacked, Selina Gomez and Justin Biber.

“We recently discovered that one or more individuals obtained unlawful access to a number of high-profile Instagram users’ contact information – specifically email address and phone number — by exploiting a bug in an Instagram API,”

When you use any social network app, use a strong password and try not to share any personal info about your self.


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