Data Security News Headlines 2nd September 2017

  1. Instagram Hacker Puts 6 Million Celebrities Personal Data Up For Sale

Instagram has suffered a massive data breach, and reportedly an unknown hacker has stolen personal details of more than 6 million Instagram accounts.  According to the report, we reported that Instagram had patched a critical API vulnerability that allowed the attacker to access phone numbers and email addresses for high-profile verified accounts. Now the news has been confirmed officially, hackers puts more than 6 million Instagram users, including politicians, sports stars, and media companies, who have had their Instagram profile information, including email addresses and phone numbers for sale. The hackers are selling hacked account for 10$ per account.

Cyber Security Tips: Users are strongly recommended that reset your passwords as soon as possible if you linked your Facebook account with Instagram you are recommended to reset Facebook password too, enable two-factor authentication, use a strong password.

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