Instagram crashes again and your account could be of 6,000,000 hacked ? Users around the world vent their frustration on Twitter after service goes down for the second time in a week and with this hundreds of Instagram users reported they could not access the service’s app. The fact is hackers were able to exploit a bug that opened details when a user was asked to reset their password. They intercepted email addresses and phone numbers after sending false password reset requests and with this hackers could have accessed six million accounts and created a database of details on the dark web.
Mike Krieger is co-founder and chief technology officer of photo-sharing application and service, Instagram, which was acquired by Facebook Inc., in April 2012, Instagram, believes above 5% users are in India and India as one of the high growth markets. Mike said: ‘We quickly fixed the bug, and have been working with law enforcement on the matter. Although we cannot determine which specific accounts may have been impacted, we believe it was a low percentage of Instagram accounts….Read More