Instagram Hacked! Bug Leaks Personal Information Of High Profile Users

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Recently, Instagram has revealed that hackers have exploited a bug to an Instagram API and accessed the phone number and email address of high-profile users. Instagram hasn’t revealed the number of users that have been affected by the bug.


Instagram Hacked! Bug Leaks Personal Information Of High Profile Users

A few days ago, the reports from Variety claimed that Instagram profile of actress and singer Selena Gomez was hacked. Selena Gomez is the world’s most followed person on Instagram.
Hackers have posted the NSFW pictures of her ex-boyfriend Justin Beiber who is a pop star via her account. However, the account was restored that time. Recently, Instagram has revealed that hackers have exploited a bug to an Instagram API and accessed the phone number and email address of high-profile users.
Instagram hasn’t revealed the number of users that have been affected by the bug. In one of a statement, Instagram said that they have immediately notified the verified account holders about the hacking attempt.


Instagram has also said that people must be careful about their security and beware of any unusual activities. Well, it is predicted that the Instagram flaw has affected all Instagram users and verified account holders turned out to be the obvious target.
The Instagram bug has now been fixed. So, make sure to change your password on regular basis and always activate an extra layer of security like two-factor authentication to fully secure your social media accounts.

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