Instagram may have "lost" the six million phone numbers of its users

They become more frequent Network attacks by hackers suffered from Web sites, social networks, cloud services and databases, and one of the last episodes in order of time is the one regarding Instagram.

In fact, it seems that some hackers have managed to retrieve the phone numbers used by the users to take advantage of two-factor authentication, that is, one of the most secure systems of protection of your account.

And so, despite not having had access to the users password, the hackers have obtained their phone numbers: this is possible by sending an old version of the app Instagram to request a reset of password and receiving in response to some private data of the account.

Instagram has announced to have already done to solve the bug, but it seems that the account affected lurking around to share, six million (there is a site that even sells these phone numbers stolen).

Recall that in recent days, the popular social network has been at the centre of another news similar on, however, a few celebrities.




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