An Instagram hack hit millions of accounts!



Instagram has faced one of their major application glitch, A bug in Instagram’s application programming interface which the service uses to communicate with other apps allowed hackers to access contact phone numbers and email addresses for high-profile users, the company said on 30th Aug. This can be a reason behind Selena Gomez's Instagram hack ,her account with 126 million followers was taken down on Monday after hackers gained access to it and posted the photos of Bieber, The account was restored later in the day.
“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,” the company said in a statement. “No account passwords were exposed. We fixed the bug swiftly and are running a thorough investigation".
The company has notified all of its verified account holders/ high profile users to be cautious if they receive unrecognized phone calls, text messages, or emails.They encouraged these users to change their passwords. 



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