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Widespread Instagram Hack Locking Users Out of Their Accounts

Widespread Instagram Hack Locking Users Out of Their Accounts

August 15, 2018Mohit Kumar
Instagram has been hit by a widespread hacking campaign that appears to stem from Russia and have affected hundreds of users over the past...
Instagram Hacker Puts 6 Million Celebrities Personal Data Up For Sale On DoxaGram

Instagram Hacker Puts 6 Million Celebrities Personal Data Up For Sale On DoxaGram

September 01, 2017Mohit Kumar
It's now official, Instagram has suffered a massive data breach , and reportedly an unknown hacker has stolen personal details of mor...
Instagram Suffers Data Breach! Hacker Stole Contact Info of High-Profile Users

Instagram Suffers Data Breach! Hacker Stole Contact Info of High-Profile Users

August 30, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Instagram has recently suffered a possibly serious data breach with hackers gaining access to the phone numbers and email addresses for many...
Bug Hunter Found Ways to Hack Any Instagram Accounts

Bug Hunter Found Ways to Hack Any Instagram Accounts

May 21, 2016Swati Khandelwal
How to hack an Instagram account? The answer to this question is difficult to find, but a bug bounty hunter just did it without too man...
This 10-year-old Boy becomes the youngest Bug Bounty Hacker

This 10-year-old Boy becomes the youngest Bug Bounty Hacker

May 06, 2016Mohit Kumar
" Talent has no Age Limit " That’s what I said for a 10-year-old Finnish boy on our official Facebook page while sharing his...
Instagram Adds Two-Step Verification to Prevent Account from being Hacked

Instagram Adds Two-Step Verification to Prevent Account from being Hacked

February 17, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
Hijacking an online account is not a complicated procedure, not at least in 2016. Today, Instagram confirmed that the company is in ...
Instagram Patches flaw that Makes Private Photos Visible

Instagram Patches flaw that Makes Private Photos Visible

January 14, 2015Mohit Kumar
Your Instagram is not as Private as You Think. Millions of private Instagram photos may have been exposed publicly on the web until the...
Instasheep — Instagram Account Hacking Tool Released

Instasheep — Instagram Account Hacking Tool Released

July 30, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Two days ago, we reported at The Hacker News about a critical issue in the most popular image and video sharing service, Instagram app ...
Instagram Mobile App Issue Leads to Account Hijacking Vulnerability

Instagram Mobile App Issue Leads to Account Hijacking Vulnerability

July 27, 2014Swati Khandelwal
In the era of Government surveillance, ensuring the security and safety of our private communications regardless of platform – email, VO...
Don't Fall for Fake Instagram Desktop Applications Offering 'Image Viewer'

Don't Fall for Fake Instagram Desktop Applications Offering 'Image Viewer'

May 08, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Today, the estimated number of known computer threats like viruses, worms, backdoors, exploits, Trojans, spyware, password stealers, an...
iPhone Instagram users vulnerable to hackers

iPhone Instagram users vulnerable to hackers

December 03, 2012Mohit Kumar
Instagram - Facebook’s popular photo sharing app for iOS, is currently has a vulnerability that could make your account susceptible to hac...