Thursday , March 23 2023

Passwords exposed by Instagram users' security failures


again, Facebook is involved in a new scandal for the privacy of their users' data, since Instagram the second social network – the password of an indeterminate number of users has passed.

According to the US media The Information, the social network leaked into a text document, passwords of multiple Instagram users, which would have used the "Download My Data", which it offers the user all the information the application has.

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

This security flaw is added to the one that has Facebook in September, where nearly 50 million users had accounts exposed to hackers, who could enter them without passwords and access their data.

Facebook claims the security breach involving 50 million accounts

On Friday, the Facebook team revealed that on September 25, his team of engineers found a security flaw that affected nearly 50 million accounts. "We take this seriously and we want everyone to know what happened and the immediate actions we have taken to protect people's safety," the company said in a statement.

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