Thursday , January 21 2021

Instagram Users Passwords Exposed Security Failure



Once again Facebook is involved in a new scandal for the privacy of your users' data, as Instagram your second social network leaked the password of an undetermined number of users.

According to the American media The Information, the social network leaked in a text document, passwords from multiple Instagram users, which they would have used the "Download my data", which provides the user information that the application has.

From Instagram, confirmed the existence of this security flaw, however, ensures that was solved is that affected a very small number of users, which They have already been notified to change their passwords.

This security flaw increases Facebook in September, where almost 50 million users had their accounts exposed to hackers, who could enter them without their passwords and access their data.

Facebook supports the security breach that involved 50 million accounts

On Friday, the Facebook team revealed that on September 25, its engineering team encountered a security breach that affected nearly 50 million accounts. "We take this very seriously and we want everyone to know what happened and the immediate actions we take to protect the safety of people," the company said in a statement.


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